• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Doctor of Education at CQUniversity Australia is a course of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of possible fields. Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis, which makes a significant original contribution to knowledge.

Overview

This contribution can be in the form of new knowledge, or of significant and original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge. The Education course at CQUniversity Australia is governed by the Course Rules for Masters Degrees by Research, which provides details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.

Why study Education at CQUniversity?

At CQUniversity, our Education courses are innovative and unique in their approach to learning.  They are designed for 21st century learning and are considered to be among the best education courses available in Queensland.  So whether you are looking to start your career or widen and improve your employment prospects, CQUniversity can help you to achieve your goals.

Our courses have been developed in partnership with leading educational authorities, ensuring they are current and relevant to the needs of today’s market.  Some of our courses also include professional work placements ensuring you are given the opportunity to put the theory learned into practice so that you have all the necessary practical skills, as well as knowledge, to succeed in your chosen field.

We also offer great flexibility in the delivery of our courses, and staff who are respected leaders in their fields.  In fact, many of our education staff are active researchers in education practice, workplace experiences and school-based curriculum, and are at the forefront of current industry practice.  Some are actively involved in curriculum design for the future.  Above all, every member of our staff is committed to guiding and supporting you throughout your learning journey.

There are several specialisations offered in our education courses, including early childhood education, primary education and secondary and vocational education and training.  Whatever course you choose, at CQUniversity we can help to make a real difference to your career and life.

So take advantage of the benefits we offer – a supportive environment, flexible courses and experienced staff – and let CQUniversity provide you with a personal passport to professional success.

Career Opportunities

A higher degree by research is usually required for an academic career or a professional career in research.  Many other discipline-specificemployment opportunities exist as employers recognise the skills developed through a degree by research course are widely applicable in the workplace.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Candidates will complete four research oriented tasks in consultation with their supervisor prior to submitting their research proposal.  Candidates are also required to defend their research proposal to a Doctor of Education panel prior to progressing to the thesis component.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Get a free IELTS practice test
  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®

General Requirements

You must hold a bachelor degree in a relevant discipline with first or second class honours; or a masters degree with substantial element of research work.

CRICOS: 075084D

Work Experience

At least 5 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25324 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25324 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Perth, Australia

    1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Adelaide, Australia

    1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Townsville, Australia

    1500 - 2800 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Rockhampton, Australia

    1200 - 2000 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Wishlist

Did you know you can compare your wishlisted programmes with our new Comparison tool?