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Education, Doctorate

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

About

This Doctor of Education at The University of Western Australia is designed for research-orientated individuals working in educational roles, who wish to make a contribution to knowledge in the context of professional practice.

Participants will develop substantial content knowledge in cognate areas related to the kinds of career positions and pathways that they might pursue, along with substantial knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the field of learning.

Career Pathways

Graduates may move into a range of careers as the EdD is a demonstration of a graduate's ability to conceptualise and implement an independent program of research, manage a project, organise resources, work with other people and communicate effectively in writing at a high level. These careers could include leadership, management and tertiary education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Doctoral Research Project Plan
  • Doctoral Research Scoping Project
  • Doctoral Research Project Design
  • Research Paradigms: Doctoral Project Report
  • Doctoral Thesis

      English Language Requirements

      You only need to take one of these language tests:

      • Minimum required score:

        82

        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 ®.

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      • Minimum required score:

        570

        The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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      • 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.

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      Academic Requirements

      • CRICOS CODE: 015857E

      To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

      • a bachelor's degree of this University in a relevant field with first or upper second class honours, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or
      • a master's degree of this University in a relevant field with an average of at least 70 per cent, and adequate research preparation as prescribed in University Policy, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; 

      and

      • the equivalent of at least two years' full-time professional educational experience.

      Work Experience

      At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

      Tuition Fee

      • International

        34200 AUD/year
        Tuition Fee
        Based on the original amount of 102600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
      We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

      Living costs for Perth

      • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
        Living Costs

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

      Funding

      Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

      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.

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