Research course

Professional Doctorate in Education

Institution
University of Portsmouth · School of Education and Sociology
Qualifications
EdD

Entry requirements

A good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject or equivalent professional experience, and demonstration of the ability to study at postgraduate level (60 level 7 credits, for example a PgCert, or equivalent). Applicants must be professionally engaged in the field of education in a way that enables them to achieve the programme learning outcomes. Applicants are subject to interview.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The EdD is a doctoral level qualification designed for professionals working within the education sector. It provides a structured programme of advanced scholarship and research which is of equivalent level to the traditional PhD, but which is orientated towards professional practice. The course is aimed at professionals across a range of educational contexts,including teachers, lecturers, learning support professionals. trainers, educational consultants and early years practitioners.

WHAT WILL I EXPERIENCE?

On this course you can:

  • undertake a structured doctoral programme
  • engage in explicit reflection on professional knowledge and practice
  • experience peer learning and networking opportunities afforded by the cohort approach

WHAT OPPORTUNITIES MIGHT IT LEAD TO?

Some routes our graduates might pursue include:

  • lecturer
  • head teacher
  • educational consultant
  • researcher

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • EdD
    part time
    48-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions Team
Email
admissions@port.ac.uk
Phone
023 9284 5566