Graduate School of Education and Sport

Research degrees: PhD and MPhil

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees both involve a period of research, followed by the submission of a thesis.

Sources of Funding for PhD study

For available sources of funding please see the following:

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PhD, MPhil: Introduction

Introduction to our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees.

PhD, MPhil: Key research areas

Our research interests are organised around five clusters.

PhD/MPhil supervisors and topics

Supervisors and their topics within each of our 5 research clusters.

PhD/MPhil students by cluster

Details about our research student under the research cluster they are affiliated with.

Guidelines for a research proposal

Details of how to write your research proposal and a template form for you to download and use to submit your research proposal on.


Answers to frequently asked questions for anyone pursuing a PhD at the University of Edinburgh's Moray House School of Education.


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