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Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or upper second-class honours (2:1 or above) and a Masters degree (for example MA, MSc or MRes, or equivalent) in a relevant education or social science subject.

You must also have at least two years of professional experience that is relevant to the focus of your proposed research. In exceptional circumstances, applicants without a Masters qualification, or those with a Masters qualification in an alternative subject, may also be considered, subject to having substantial relevant professional experience and demonstrating an understanding of research methodology and its application.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) offers research-based professional development to experienced professionals whose practice is concerned with education. Applications from professionals within all fields of education are welcomed, including professionals based in early years, schools or higher education settings, and professional educators working in health, social care or other occupations in the private and public sectors.

The academic rigour of the EdD is comparable with that of a PhD, while being characterised by its focus on professional practice. Designed to meet the needs of full-time professionals, the EdD will enable you to extend your understanding of theory, practice and policy in the context of your profession. You will become an independent and reflective researcher, develop advanced research skills and gain a critical understanding of research methodologies, as you undertake research that leads to an original contribution to knowledge within your area of professional practice.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • EdD
    part time
    60 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD)

Course contact details

Name
Graduate School
Email
GraduateSchool@edgehill.ac.uk
Phone
01695 650925