Research course

Doctor of Education

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Faculty of Education, Health and Community
Qualifications
EdD

Entry requirements

You will need:
  • a good first degree (usually 2:1)
  • to demonstrate successful masters level study or equivalent
  • experience commensurate with undertaking a professional doctorate. This usually means that you will have a professional role in a compulsory, tertiary, workplace or lifelong educational setting.
Additional information
  • In exceptional cases, students with a Masters in a different subject area who can demonstrate substantial experience in education may be eligible
  • IELTs (or equivalent) score of 7.0, with at least 6.5 in each category

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our Doctor of Education programme will enhance your understanding of education in the broadest sense, helping you to directly relate your learning to current practice.

  • Ideal for professionals working in the education sector
  • Harness your passion and experience
  • Take your personal development and pedagogical knowledge to the next level
  • Enhance your understanding of how education works
  • Relate your learning back to your practice

This specially designed programme gives you the chance to reflect on how you deliver your role and how you can transform practice – for both yourself and others.

Focusing on education in its broadest sense, the EdD is relevant to people who work in a wide variety of educational settings, including: the compulsory and non-compulsory sectors, formal and non-formal education settings, and professional, workplace and life-long learning.

At LJMU’s School of Education, we are an active community of academics and students, who are committed to education that inspires learning and enriches communities.

Our high quality research and teaching environment, encourages students to analyse the political, economic, social, cultural, environmental and technological context of educational theory and practice.

You will join a dynamic and diverse group of people who share a deep commitment to the investigation and enhancement of educational experiences of individuals, families and communities in a wide range of settings and in collaboration with many different partners. These include schools; early, further and higher education providers, as well as voluntary, public and private sector organisations.

Information for international students

Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.

View country specific entry requirements

Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages.

Fees and funding

Please visit the LJMU website for details.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • EdD
    part time
    54 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk