For many others, however, there is a need for a new approach which provides a broad-based knowledge of a number of aspects of education together with the opportunity to research a specific issue of professional concern.
The EdD programme provides for those needs by combining taught units with an individually supervised thesis. The Education Doctorate Programme is offered at Bangor University.
Length of course (for part-time study): Normally 5 years divided into 3 stages.
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
The programme aims to:
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Prior study at Masters level is normally required for entry on to the EdD.
It is possible for students who have been following the MA in Education Studies programme to move up to the EdD programme after completing Part 1 of the MA without moving on to the MA dissertation. Transfer of credits into the EdD is evaluated case by case, as the EdD is essentially a research degree.
Applicants who are not native English speakers should have either an IELTS result of 6.0 or above, with no individual score lower than 5.5, or a TOFEL score of 560 paper-based or 220 computer-based, unless they have already studied at university level through the medium of English.
Applicants are required to be interviewed in person or by other means.
The award recognises studying abroad as a positively life changing experience for many students as well as promoting intercultural understanding and tolerance. Successful candidates will receive up to £10,000 to be applied toward the cost of tuition fees.
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