Doctorate On Campus


Oxford Brookes University

48 months
3000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Education programme at the Oxford Brookes University is a professionally-focused, cohort-based doctorate. Aimed primarily at experienced professionals working in education, health and related fields. 


You should have at least four years’ experience in a relevant professional area. And hold a good postgraduate master’s degree from a recognised university.

The Education programme at the Oxford Brookes University allows you to pursue doctoral study in the context of your professional role. And combines a taught course with independent research. Our academics are highly regarded and at the forefront of their subjects. Cutting-edge, research-led teaching will advance your knowledge and develop your professional skills.

You will develop advanced research skills to become an independent, reflective and competent researcher. And benefit from our rich, diverse, intellectual and social environment. 

Career prospects

EdD students are typically experienced professionals in education, healthcare and related fields. During the programme and after graduation many will go on to promoted posts in these areas.

As a doctoral qualification, the EdD also provides opportunities for those seeking employment and promotion in the higher education sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research: Paradigms
  • Writing for Academic Practice 
  • Learning, Culture and Society
  • Investigating Complexity
  • Preparing your Research Proposal
  • Thesis

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should normally have at least four years’ experience in a relevant professional area, and should hold a postgraduate master's degree from a recognised university. 
  • We will be looking for a good grade (usually merit or distinction) in your master's, and you will need to provide an extract from your dissertation or from an equally substantial piece of academic writing.
  • We also ask you to provide a statement in support of your application, not exceeding 1,000 words, which should indicate:
possible areas of research for your thesis (we recognise this may change during the course of your doctoral studies)why you want to join the EdD programmehow you feel that it will enhance your professional development.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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