EdD in Literacy and Language in Education
This doctoral programme is for those is for those who wish to research their practice in literacy and language in more depth, whether working in early years, primary, secondary, adult or community settings. The course aims to provide students with both a thorough grounding in the philosophy, principles and practice of educational research, and a critical understanding of key contemporary issues in relation to the teaching and learning of literacy and language in all sectors of education and training.
The course aims to enable students to:
- Conduct high quality research into literacy and language in educational contexts in a supportive environment, with leading scholars in literacy and language
- Explore practice, policies, theories and new ideas relating to literacy and language
- Acquire theoretical and applied knowledge of contemporary issues in literacy and language and develop a theoretical lens to look at specific issues
- Gain a doctorate in a supported manner, while still working full-time