Taught course

Educational Research and Development

University of Lincoln · Centre for Educational Research and Development - CERD
EdD by taughtMPhilPhD by taught

Entry requirements

A minimum 2:2 honours degree. Relevant professional experience is considered.

Months of entry


Course content

The Doctorate is a rigorous research-based qualification that is focused upon professional practice and is the key professional qualification for teachers, managers and researchers. Students study for the EdD on a part-time basis while working in their respective areas of education.

The Doctor of Education in Education Research and Development is a key professional qualification for teachers, managers and researchers in educational settings.

You will conduct an independent project which is supported by a modular structure covering research methodology. The thesis subject you choose usually arises from your working practice or the wider context of your work and is academically grounded in research and theory.

The School of Education is renowned for critical and current research that is at the forefront of educational thinking. It is focused on contemporary national and international developments and has wide-reaching applications for policy and practice.

Information for international students

The International Office will help you with all aspects of your time with us, from making an application and ensuring that your needs are met during your study, through to graduation at the magnificent Lincoln Cathedral.

Fees and funding

As a University of Lincoln postgraduate student, you may be eligible to apply for one of our generous scholarship packages. For more information about postgraduate funding and scholarships, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration

EdD by taught

part time
60 months


part time
60 months

PhD by taught

part time
60 months

Course contact details

Andrea Abbas
+44 (0)1522 886212