Study for a PhD in Educational Research

We offer a portfolio of research-led continuing professional development opportunities at doctoral level which are closely associated with our centres.

Structured PhDs

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Traditional route PhD - independent study

We offer supervision in a range of research areas by world-renowned specialists in a range of topics within our areas of specialism.

Traditional route PhD

Frequently asked questions

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Find out what our graduates say about studying on our PhD programmes

What our PhD graduates say

PhD theses

All PhD theses awarded by the Department of Educational Research are available from Lancaster University's library with recent theses available in electronic form.

A full list of theses is available via OneSearch and this Library web page gives more information about Theses and Dissertations.

Meet some of the people who have successfully completed their PhDs in our Department.

PhD successes