Taught course

Doctor of Education Creative and Media

Bournemouth University · Faculty of Media and Communication
DProf by taught

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree at 2:1 or equivalent, or a Masters-level qualification, PGCE or equivalent professional experience in education, including research activity judged by the programme team to be satisfactory for admission to a doctoral programme.

Months of entry


Course content

This online part-time course supports educational professionals to conduct doctoral research into their own professional practice in education.

Why study the Doctor of Education Creative & Media at BU?

  • This course will help you become a doctoral researcher and improve your professional practice to impact on teaching and learning
  • You will be supported by the course team, fellow students, members of The Centre for Education, Media and Practice (CEMP) and our active group of Visiting Fellows and Professors
  • During the taught phase you’ll be trained in a cohort on the conceptual frameworks for educational research, methodology, ethics, literature reviewing and data collection
  • In the supervised stage you'll be supported in conducting your project to completion and publication.

Enhancing your professional practice

You will join a community of practitioners, teachers and educators, all sharing good practice and working collaboratively to address common issues around creative and media education. The time you spend at work contributes directly to the requirements of the programme; what you learn immediately feeds into your professional practice.​

Information for international students

If English is not your first language you'll need:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Please check Bournemouth University course website for the latest tuition fees information.

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DProf by taught
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Future Students Enquiry Team
+44(0)1202 961 916