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Centre for Educational Development, Appraisal and Research (CEDAR) - Research Courses

Areas for PhD supervision

Intellectual and developmental disabilities (including autism) across the lifespan; special educational needs and disability (SEND); speech, language and communication difficulties; parenting skills and interventions; families and family adjustment; mental health in children and adults with SEND; fathers and father-child relationships; siblings of children with SEND and sibling relationships; early intervention; early development of children with SEND; transition to adulthood; training of education, health and social care staff on SEND issues; psychological and educational interventions for children, adults and families of individuals with SEND.

We have expertise in mixed methods, evaluation methods, and secondary data analyses of big data.

PhD/MPhil in Education and Psychology


Full-time: 3-4 years

Part-time: Up to 7 years

Entry Requirements

2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a related subject.

English Language Requirements

Band A

IELTS overall score of 6.5, minimum component scores not below 6.0.


University of Warwick

Course fees - Full-time

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Course fees - Part-time

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