|UK Students, EU Students, International Students
|6th December 2023
|12th January 2024
Funding providers: ESRC Wales Graduate School for the Social Sciences (WGSSS) and Swansea University
Subject areas: WGSSS ESRC studentship Education pathway
At Swansea University, our highly esteemed Department of Education and Childhood proudly harbours a diverse spectrum of substantive and methodological expertise. Our department specialises in various domains, encompassing the realms of educational inequality, notably social class disparities, and the educational challenges faced by children in care. In addition, we have scholars who are interested in supervising the impact of parental engagement and involvement on children’s educational outcomes, alongside exploring the complexities of education leadership and management. We also examine technology's influence on education, the promotion of children's voices within educational contexts, curriculum and assessment, animals in education, and the philosophical underpinnings of educational theory and practice.
Our staff are experts in a wide range of research methodologies, including advanced quantitative methods, participatory action research, innovative creative methodologies, and robust qualitative research techniques.
The Department of Education and Childhood at Swansea University welcomes applicants who are eager to embark on distinctive and pioneering projects with the potential to generate real-world impact. We are open to applicants from different backgrounds, particularly those who have practitioner experience in education.
To receive ESRC studentship funding, you must have qualifications or experience equal to an honours degree at a first or upper second-class level, or a master's from a UK academic research organisation.
Students with non-traditional academic backgrounds are also welcome to apply.
WGSSS studentships are available to home and international students.
Please visit our website for more information on eligibility.
This scholarship covers the full cost of tuition fees and an annual stipend at UKRI rate (currently £18,622 for 2023/24).
Additional research expenses will also be available.
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