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Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD)

Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD)

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

5 years

Start date

OCT-21

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

EdD - Doctor of Education

Subject areas

Education Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) offers research-based professional development to experienced professionals whose practice is concerned with education. Applications from professionals within all fields of education are welcomed, including professionals based in early years, schools or higher education settings, and professional educators working in health, social care or other occupations in the private and public sectors.

The academic rigour of the EdD is comparable with that of a PhD, while being characterised by its focus on professional practice. Designed to meet the needs of full-time professionals, the EdD will enable you to extend your understanding of theory, practice and policy in the context of your profession. You will become an independent and reflective researcher, develop advanced research skills and gain a critical understanding of research methodologies, as you undertake research that leads to an original contribution to knowledge within your area of professional practice.

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Tuition fees for part-time study on this Professional Doctorate are £2,900 per annum for UK students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2021/22.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

Tuition fees for part-time study on this Professional Doctorate are £8,250 per annum for international students enrolling on the programme in academic year 2021/22.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should have a degree equivalent to UK first-class or upper second-class honours (2:1 or above) and a Masters degree (for example MA, MSc or MRes, or equivalent) in a relevant education or social science subject. You must also have at least two years of professional experience that is relevant to the focus of your proposed research. In exceptional circumstances, applicants without a Masters qualification, or those with a Masters qualification in an alternative subject, may also be considered, subject to having substantial relevant professional experience and demonstrating an understanding of research methodology and its application.

University information

Edge Hill University has been shaping the minds and futures of its vibrant student community since 1885. Established with a clear mission to create opportunity from knowledge, Edge Hill is now one of the UK’s leading universities and a popular choice for postgraduate students looking to undertake world-leading research, advance their career prospects, or specialise in their field. The university provides an environment that inspires students...more