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The University of Western Australia

Doctorate On Campus
36 months
34900 AUD/year
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The Doctor of Education at The University of Western Australia is focused on the application of advanced knowledge to questions of professional practice. 

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About The Course

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements


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; 


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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 104700 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.


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.

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