Taught course

Doctorate in Education

Queen's University Belfast · School of Education
EdD by taught

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University and a Masters degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Performance profiles (grades etc) may also be required to ensure suitability of the applicant for Doctoral study. Applicants will normally be expected to have at least five years' full-time professional experience in a field of work related to Education.

Months of entry


Course content

The Doctor of Education (EdD) provides an alternative route to the current PhD for mid-career and senior professionals in mainstream education and related disciplines in Northern Ireland and further afield. The programme consists of a taught element and an independent research-related thesis.

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website at http://www.qub.ac.uk/home/StudyatQueens/CourseFinder/

Fees and funding

For tuition fee information see www.qub.ac.uk/Study/PostgraduateStudy/TuitionFees/

Qualification and course duration

EdD by taught

part time
48-96 months
full time
36-72 months

Course contact details

Karen Wylie
+44 (0)28 9097 5937