Research course

Doctorate in Education

University of Greenwich · School of Education

Entry requirements

You are required to have:

  • A Master's degree during which the applicant undertook a research project and produced a high-quality dissertation
  • A minimum of five years of experience
  • In exceptional cases, candidates with a strong first degree (2.1 usually) who hold top level appointments in their field will be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

Our Doctorate in Education (EdD) is intended for committed mid-career and senior professionals in all areas of education, training and related professional fields.

We provide you with a doctoral programme at the forefront of professional and academic practice, which includes taught coursework and a supervised thesis. Our programme is flexible but rigorous and is designed to support you through the challenges of doctoral study and research.

During the thesis phase, your focus will be on your dissertation. You will be supported in this by your experienced supervisory team. In the taught phase, you will have a personal tutor who will help you settle into university life and support you in addressing some of the requirements of the programme.

As an established centre for excellence in various aspects of education, the University of Greenwich commits to meeting the needs of researchers who want to study at the highest level whether they work in the education or other sectors.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • EdD
    part time
    60-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
020 8331 9000