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Education, EdD

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #81 (QS) Birmingham, United Kingdom
The EdD Education from University of Birmingham is ideal for students interested in a rigorous programme that combines the research elements of a PhD with significant taught components. 
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Overview

This EdD has been designed to accommodate part-time study for full-time professionals. Seminars on a Friday afternoon and saturday allow students to engage with high level ideas while reflecting on their own working practices, contexts and research interests.

Students and graduates from the EdD Education from University of Birmingham have backgrounds in a variety of professions including roles in traditional Education sectors, including FE and HE, as well as the Police, Fire Service and NHS. Students particularly benefit from the seminar group experience where they are enabled to encounter new ideas and to share responses and reflections in seminars – as opposed to the self-study format of a PhD. In addition, research training is provided. 

Career

Birmingham’s Education graduates choose to work in variety of education roles in schools and administrative roles in public and private sector organisations. Work in retail, sales and administration are also popular options. Some chose to continue their education and apply for professional courses such as teacher training. This particular programme can enhance your professionalism and provide a basis for high quality decision-making which will benefit the learner, other practitioners and policy-makers. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      4 - 6 years part-time

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Perspectives on Education and Learning
  • Understanding education policies and practices in global, national and local contexts
  • Designing and conducting educational research
  • Philosophy of Social Research
  • Research Design, Practice and Ethics
  • Fundamentals in Quantitative Research Methods 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Upper Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Attainment of an Honours degree (normally a First or Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent) in a relevant subject awarded by an approved university, or
  • Attainment of an alternative qualification or qualifications and/or evidence of experience judged by the University as indicative of an applicant’s potential for research and as satisfactory for the purpose of entry to a research degree programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17580 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17580 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4380 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4380 GBP 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.

Home/EU: £2,190 part-time 

Overseas: £8,790 part-time 

Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Scholarships may be available. International students can often gain funding through overseas research scholarships, Commonwealth scholarships or their home government. More details may be found on the international scholarships page.

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