Research course

Professional Doctorate in Education

London South Bank University · Education

Entry requirements

The course is designed for graduates of an MA/MSc in Education.

Months of entry


Course content

The Professional Doctorate in Education is designed to provide experienced professionals from education and related fields with the opportunity to pursue a programme of Doctoral level studies that is relevant to their professional interests and needs. The aim of the EdD is to enable students to examine, engage critically with, plan and conduct research within a professional context, and to meet the requirements of rigour and originality expected of a doctorate. It includes assessed taught courses and supervised original research.
The programme is part-time, comprising 2 years taught course followed by 2 to 5 years independent research.

Information for international students

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580. See for more details.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


part time
48-84 months

Course contact details

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