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PhD opportunities

Find out about our areas of expertise, our postgraduate supervision, and the broad range of areas related to education that the can be explored on this programme.

EdD opportunities

Find out about our areas of expertise, our postgraduate supervision, and the broad range of areas related to education that the can be explored on this programme.

Fees and funding

The University allocates around 150 entry awards each year in PhD studentships and bursaries, so there are many ways to access PhD funding.

Why study with us?

In the Research Excellence Framework (2014), over 80% of our research publications were rated as world leading or internationally excellent. The impact of our research on educational policy and practice in first and second language education was judged to be world leading.

How we support you

You'll receive support from the Institute of Education, as well as the Graduate School, which is the University of Reading's hub for all doctoral activity.

Life at the Institute of Education

When you choose to study with us, you'll join a friendly, inclusive community who are passionate about education.

Our research

Improving education and learning as a route to enhanced self-efficacy, economic well-being and life chances.

Doctoral supervisors

Become part of a vibrant and diverse research community, working alongside leading experts within the research field of education.

Read our stories

Read about the experiences of our students and the work of our academics.