Taught course


Wrexham Glyndwr University · School of Education and Community
EdD by taught

Entry requirements

A prospective candidate must hold one of the following qualifications to be eligible for entry to the programme: • An initial degree of the University of Wales, normally awarded with first or second class honours. • An initial degree awarded by another approved degree awarding body, normally awarded with first or second class honours. • A professional qualification that has been deemed by Glyndŵr University to be of a satisfactory standard for entry to a Professional Doctorate programme. • In addition, the prospective candidate must have a minimum of three years’ professional experience of working at an appropriate level in an area relevant to the named award. Irrespective of entry qualifications, a prospective candidate must provide evidence to the satisfaction of Glyndŵr University of his/her ability to produce academic work of the required standard to successfully complete the programme of study.

Months of entry


Course content

This Professional Doctorate programme offers a bespoke approach to enhancing and developing knowledge as part of each individual student’s own professional development, within a subject related context. The programme is both vocationally relevant and academically rigorous but specifically designed to offer candidates a unique opportunity to develop an ‘applied’ perspective to research.

Key facts

· Designed for those working in professional practice wanting to engage in exploring issues within their own area of expertise towards gaining a doctorate award

· Establishes a cohort community early in the programme to support candidates in their doctoral studies

Qualification and course duration

EdD by taught

full time
60 months

Course contact details

Student Enquiries
01978 293 439