Research degrees

The School of Education offers a number of different opportunities for pursuing doctoral research.

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The Sheffield EdD

The Sheffield EdD is a vibrant and successful part-time doctoral programme which attracts students from all over the world. We are proud that the programme has now been running for over 20 years and is continuing to grow in strength and popularity.


PhD - Doctorate of Philosophy

Studying for a PhD offers an opportunity to research a topic in-depth, and is examined through a thesis and a viva. PhD students are part of our White Rose Doctoral Training Centre.

PhD study


Doctor of Educational and Child Psychology (DEdCPsy)

Educational Psychology is an ever-changing profession and this course aims for qualifying Educational Psychologists to possess all of the skills and knowledge to provide psychological services of the very highest quality.

Find a PhD

Search for PhD opportunities at Sheffield and be part of our world-leading research.