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Ph. D. Blended

Distance Education

Athabasca University

48 months
Duration
11236 CAD/year
11236 CAD/year
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About

The first of its kind in North America, the Doctor of Education (EdD) in Distance Education is evidence of Athabasca University's global leadership in distance education teaching, scholarship, and programming innovation.

Overview

The programme

With an emphasis on building a scholarly community of learners, the program is cohort-based and accepts 12 students annually. The Distance Education program at the Athabasca University is delivered at a distance, with the exception of an initial onsite 5-day orientation workshop at the beginning of the first year of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics and Issues in Distance Education 
  • Advanced Research in Education 
  • Teaching and Learning in Distance Education 
  • Leadership and Project Management in Distance Education 
  • Research Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants for the Master of Education and Post-Baccalaureate Certificate & Diplomas programs must hold a baccalaureate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution. 
  • If the potential applicant does not have a degree, but believes his or her education and experience is equivalent to an undergraduate degree, then it is the responsibility of the applicant to put forward this position in writing as part of the application process. 
  • As an open university, we are committed to flexibilty and accessibility. 
  • Students have several options to gain experience and confidence with online graduate studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11236 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44944 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11236 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 44944 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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