Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a Masters Degree (or equivalent) in education or a related discipline. Exceptionally a candidate with substantive professional experience may be considered for admission provided they can demonstrate understanding of and a capacity to engage with the different dimensions of educational research.

Proof of English language proficiency (IELTS 6.5 in writing & reading required)

There are opportunities to apply for accreditation of prior learning for masters levels modules taken in the last 5 years. Please contact Kate Wall (kate.wall@strath.ac.uk) for information.

Months of entry


Course content

The EdD has a generic route or the option to take one of seven specialisms in line with our research groups within the School of Education.

You'll take two compulsory EdD classes along with three masters classes. In the generic EdD you're free to choose classes that'll support you in moving towards your thesis topic. In the specialist routes you'll take the elective modules required by your specialist area. Thesis topics will be negotiated with your programme leader and potential supervisors.

This is an ideal course if you've worked in education sector for a number of years as a lecturer, a teacher, an administrator, an adviser or an inspector.

For more information on the course please see the website.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,195 p/a
International students
EU £4,195 p/a Non EU £12,500 p/a

For funding information please see the website.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36-72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Kate Wall
0141 444 8067