The normal entry qualification is a Master's level qualification, or equivalent, in education or a cognate subject area.
Months of entry
You will normally undertake two courses per year, meaning at a normal pace you should complete the Doctorate in five years. We understand that you may need to take a break from studies during such a long programme, and we will allow you to suspend studies for a limited time period.
Years 1, 2 and 3
You will take six taught courses in total. Each one lasts one semester and are taught online with one weekend in Glasgow.
- Critical reflection in professional learning and practice
- Education policy
- Educational futures
- Ethics and education
- Open studies one: advancing research methods
- Open studies two: applying research methods.
Years 4 and 5
You will work towards the submission of your dissertation of 50,000 to 60,000 words, supported by an appropriate supervisor.
Information for international students
IELTS 6.5 (with no subtest less than 6) iBT TOEFL 92 (with no less than 21 in Listening & writing, 22 in reading, 23 in speaking) Cambridge ESOL Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - B minimum or Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - C minimum
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
EdD by taught
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||100|
Course contact details
- Ms Denise Porada/Professor Penny Enslin