Education Sciences, Ph.D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • Tuition
    Tuition (Full programme)
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English, Greek


Profile of the Doctor of Philosophy in Education Sciences from University of Nicosia:


  • Design and accomplish of large-scale research, the result of which will be an important contribution to the development of Educational Science.
  • Promotion of change and development in the workplace.
  • Assume leadership roles in their specialty field and workplace.
Career Prospects:

Doctoral students who successfully complete the program will be able to:

  • Assume a position as a faculty member in higher education.
  • To play a leading role in the educational field, such as executive administrative positions at schools or the Ministry of Education.
  • To work as executives in the Ministry of Education and Culture service (such as: Pedagogical Institutes, Curriculum Development Services).
  • Take higher administrative / academic / advisory role to private educational institutions, research centers or advisory service centers.
Access to Further Studies:

On successful completion of the program graduates will be able to will be able to work as researchers, and academics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    240 ECTS 80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in Greek
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go To The Course Website

Programme Structure

The University of Nicosia offers a Doctorate Degree in Education Sciences on the following concentrations:

  • Educational Leadership and Administration,
  • Theory, Practice and Evaluation of Teaching
  • Special Education,
  • Teaching of Mathematics and Physical Sciences,
  • Teaching Language and Literature,
  • Educational Technology,
  • Arts and Education
For more information, please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • 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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  • Minimum required score: 550

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

Academic Requirements

The minimum requirement for admission into a post-graduate degree programme is a Bachelor’s Degree.

English Language Proficiency
Students satisfy the English requirements if their first degree was taught in English. Otherwise, they would need to present a minimum TOEFL score of 550 paper-based or 213 computer-based, GCSE “O” Level with minimum “C” or IELTS with a score of 6.5 or a score placement at the ENGL-100 level of the University English Placement Test. The University offers English courses at various levels to help students reach the required standard for admission to a graduate program.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 13500 International
  • EUR 13500 EU/EEA


The University offers scholarships and financial aid to full-time students, in the form of merit scholarships, need-based assistance, athletics scholarships, and on-campus work-study programmes.

For more information, please visit the programme website.

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