Professional Doctorate in Education, Ph.D. | Part time | University of Nottingham Ningbo China | Ningbo, China
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Professional Doctorate in Education

48 months
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The Professional Doctorate in Education programme at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China is an exciting opportunity for experienced education professionals to develop the critical knowledge and skills necessary to undertake their own research and thereby improve their educational practices and contexts.


Key facts

The Professional Doctorate in Education programme at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China brings people together from across education sectors to work as a cohort in a series of weekend study schools and then on an extended piece of original research. 

Programme highlights

The programme is directed by Professor Anwei Feng and taught by an established team of nationally and internationally recognised education scholars who boast a wide range of expertise and experience in research, teaching and policy work.

The programme has a focus on theoretically-informed, applied educational research as a basis for understanding and transforming education understanding, practices and contexts across a range of sectors. It seeks to explore the connections between policy, research and professional knowledge and practice. At all times students will be expected to develop their own arguments and critical standpoint in relation to education research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding education knowledge
  • Methodology and Methods for Researching Education
  • Reviewing Literature for Researching Education
  • Key debates and issues for researching education

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A candidate for the Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) degree must:

  • be a graduate of the University of Nottingham (or any other approved university) holding a Bachelor’s degree (normally first or second class Honours or equivalent) and normally holding an appropriate Masters degree or
  • hold such other qualifications as may, on the recommendation of the School, be deemed by Senate to be equivalent to the qualifications referred to in (a).
  • have a minimum of two years’ professional experience within a relevant field.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Ningbo

3980 - 6290 CNY /month
Living costs

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


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