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Education (Research)

James Cook University

48 months
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33600 AUD/year
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About

This Education (Research) degree at James Cook University is a professional doctorate by research. It offers advanced study for experienced professionals in education and related fields and caters for people in, or aspiring to, leadership roles in educational settings.

Overview

Key Features

This Education (Research) degree at James Cook University enables professionals to study several issues and encourages writing for different kinds of audiences (for example for work settings, for parents, for journals and newsletters and for academic publishers), instead of focusing on one issue culminating in one thesis.

Candidates submit a portfolio of work that includes a dissertation.

This professional doctorate can be undertaken off campus. Support is available on campus, however, and students will be encouraged to participate in the University’s research programs.

This program involves:

  • identifying a research topic (a theoretical or practical issue of educational significance),
  • designing and carrying out a research project to investigate that issue, and
  • writing a substantial thesis that discusses relevant literature, the perspective and methodology adopted in the research, and the findings and significance of the research.

Accreditation

 James Cook University (JCU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as undergraduate certificates/diplomas, bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study.

Programme Structure

Skills:

  • Cognitive skills to demonstrate expert understanding of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on that theory and practice
  • Cognitive skills and use of intellectual independence to think critically, evaluate existing knowledge and ideas, undertake systematic investigation and reflect on theory and practice to generate original knowledge
  • Expert technical and creative skills applicable to the field of work or learning
  • Communication skills to explain and critique theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions
  • Communication skills to present cogently a complex investigation of originality or original research for external examination against international standards and to communicate results to peers and the community

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 081375J

To be eligible for entry, applicants must have attained at least one of the following:

  • a Bachelor’s degree with at least Second Class, Division A (Honours) in a degree program that included a total of at least a semester of supervised project work, the results of which contributed to the Honours grade;
  • a postgraduate qualification which included: (a) supervised research component(s) of at least one semester or equivalent and resulted in the production of output(s) graded at the equivalent of Distinction or better, and (b) at least one research methods subject;
  • a Research Masters degree, where at least two thirds of the degree consisted of a supervised research component and resulted in the production of a thesis or equivalent;

Tuition Fee

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    33600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33600 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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