• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Doctor of Education (EdD) at CQUniversity Australia is a doctoral course of supervised research and research tasks designed for professional practitioners/educators, comprising structured research tasks; proposal development, and a thesis component.
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Overview

This contribution can be in the form of new knowledge, or of significant and original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge. 

The Doctor of Education (EdD) 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.

Career Opportunities

A higher degree by research is usually required for an academic career or a professional career in research. Many other discipline-specific employment 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

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
    • Duration description

      Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change. For students who wish to study 100% online, we encourage you to check out our Online Study page and submit an enquiry.

       

  • Credits
    143 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • The Doctor of Education 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.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    75

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    54

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 075084D

A person may be considered for admission to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Education if the person:

  • has not less than five years of professional experience in education;
  • has fulfilled such other requirements as the Committee may determine from time to time; and
  • has qualified for the degree of Master of Education (Research), a coursework Masters degree; or
  • has been awarded the Bachelor of Learning Management with a minimum of Honours IIA at CQUniversity; or
  • has such other qualifications and experience as are considered by the Committee to be equivalent to or an adequate substitute for any of the qualifications listed above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26880 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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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.

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