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  • About
    Seats
    10
    Duration
    As per AUD norms

    Eligibility

    Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in any discipline (relaxation

    The programme aims to question, study, and critique the various forces influencing the discourse of education and respond by creating alternative pathways. It intends to nurture research scholars who develop the capacity to study the changing landscape of education and the critical issues in the various sites of practice. It intends to develop evidence based approaches to promote equity and social justice. The programme is designed to enable candidates to engage in rigorous scholarship and enhance the existing literature in the field with high quality research. The courses will encourage candidates to examine topics through multiple lenses grounded in different disciplines.

    The School of Education Studies at AUD envisions their doctoral scholars to be at the leading positions in academia and various sites of educational policy and praxis. To assume such a position, they need to be reflective independent researchers and be well-versed with educational theory, and practices in various sectors in India.

     

    Objectives:

    • Increase the number of research scholars who are aware of the issues related to education and are able to engage in rigorous study of these topics independently
    • Enhance the number of research studies in various areas of education particularly from the standpoint of promoting equity and quality
    • Promote innovative evidence based practices by way of exploring and initiating alternative pedagogic models

     

    Programme Outcomes:

    • Ability to conduct independent and collaborative research studies with academic rigour.
    • Follow research and academic ethics when conducting any study or writing on a topic
    • Develop an integrated understanding of education and related disciplines through coursework.
    • Critically examine political and socioeconomic contexts in which education programmes are situated
    • Contribute to curriculum development, policy development and planning of educational schemes.
    • Acquire the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and develop awareness of various pedagogic practices in higher education.
  • Programme Structure
    Seats
    10
    Duration
    As per AUD norms

    Eligibility

    Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in any discipline (relaxation

    • Duration of Coursework: 2 Semesters; Full-Time
    • Coursework Credits: 16 Credits
    • Coursework Components: Core Courses (12 Credits) + Electives (4 Credits) + Doctoral Seminar + Portfolio Presentation
    • Outcome: Research Dissertation
  • Programme Outcomes
    Seats
    10
    Duration
    As per AUD norms

    Eligibility

    Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in any discipline (relaxation

    After successfully completing the PhD Education Programme, students will be able to:

    • Conduct independent and collaborative research studies with academic rigour.
    • Follow research and academic ethics when conducting any study or writing on a topic
    • Develop an integrated understanding of education and related disciplines through coursework.
    • Critically examine political and socioeconomic contexts in which education programmes are situated
    • Contribute to curriculum development, policy development and planning of educational schemes.
    • Acquire the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and develop awareness of various pedagogic practices in higher education.
  • FAQ
    Seats
    10
    Duration
    As per AUD norms

    Eligibility

    Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in any discipline (relaxation

    What are the research areas offered by the SES for PhD programme?

    • Foundations of Education
    • Educational Theory
    • Curriculum Studies
    • Education Policy and Reform
    • Teacher Education
    • Early Childhood Care and Education
    • Inclusive Education
    • Critical Pedagogy
    • Language and Literacy
    • Child and Youth Studies

    For queries write to: sesadmissions@aud.ac.in

  • Courses
    Seats
    10
    Duration
    As per AUD norms

    Eligibility

    Master’s degree with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in any discipline (relaxation

    Core Courses

    • Education Studies I: Perspectives in Education
    • Education Studies II: Mapping Studies
    • Research Methodology I: Nature of Inquiry in Social Science Research
    • Research Methodology II: Reading Education Research for Methodology
    • Guided Reading

    Elective Courses (Current and Proposed)

    • Action research
    • Case studies in qualitative methods
    • Critical Literacy
    • Culture, Cognition and Educational Practices
    • Discourse Analysis
    • Education and Social Mobility
    • Feminist Pedagogies
    • Foundations of Economics of Education
    • Global Childhoods
    • Global Education Policy and Networks
    • Interpretive Methods in Research with Children & Youth
    • Multilingual Education: Practices, Challenges and Possibilities
    • Politics and Education in India
    • Quantitative Research Methods
    • Researching Educational Change
    • Social Network Analysis
    • Sociology of Education
    • Writing in the Early Grades

     

    Course CodeCourse NameCourse Credit
    SES301101Perspectives in Education4
    SES301102Mapping Education Studies2
    SES301103Research Methodology I – Nature of Inquiry in Social Science Research (NISSR)2
    SES301104Research Methodology II: Methodologies in Education Research (MER)2
    SES301105Guided Reading2
    SES301201Education and Social Mobility2
    SES301202Politics and Education in India2
    SES301203Discourse Analysis and Understanding Educational Practice2
    SES301204Multilingual Education: Practices, Challenges and Possibilities2
    SES301205Quantitative Research Methods in Education2
    SES301206Qualitative Case Study Methods2
    SES301207Critical Literacy2