First or 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, from a recognised university.
Months of entry
The Doctor of Education degree is aimed at experienced educational professionals and sets out to place you at the leading edge of your professional field in terms of knowledge, awareness and understanding.
The professional doctorate is for those who are eager to make substantial and original contributions to the development of educational knowledge in a broad range of settings.
The degree meets the need for the highest levels of professional development and training of both educators and those concerned with educational policy and administration. The prime focus is on the interplay between the multi-dimensional practices of education and scholarship.
The degree is designed to engage current practitioners with knowledge, awareness and understanding of the philosophical, organisational, political, social, managerial, interpersonal, and technical dimensions of schools and other educational institutions.
Exploration of the nexus between theory and practice begins with a series of taught units that will develop you capability to perceive critical issues facing educators and policymakers today through the lens of contemporary and historical research and philosophy. This broad foundation will enable you to hone your specific interests towards the conduct of supervised research that will make an original contribution to your field.
- a high-level academic study of a range of educational and professional issues
- four tutored units and a supervised research component
- will enable you to make a contribution to knowledge through unit assignments, and through your thesis
- focus on the interplay and relationship between professional practice and scholarship.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
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