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Doctorate On Campus


Flinders University

36 months
30000 AUD/year
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This Education program from Flinders University is an innovative higher degree by research doctorate program combining research, a dissertation and advanced coursework topics.

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Internationally, the Doctor of Education is increasingly the qualification of choice for professionals in the field of education. It is particularly suited to holders of an honours degree with some career experience who wish to pursue doctoral studies primarily oriented towards the development of new knowledge through research and the application of knowledge in professional practice. Applicants with a masters-level degree with a research component are also encouraged to apply.

The core outcome of the Education program from Flinders University is that graduates make a sustained and original contribution to knowledge in education policy, management and practice through a major research dissertation and to develop an advanced understanding of politics and ethics of education policy, research and management. The emphasis is on leadership through knowledge expertise.

Your career

It is expected that upon graduation you will be able to undertake a variety of advanced professional roles in education and associated fields and to make an original and sustained contribution to knowledge in educational policy, management and practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Key Issues in Education 
  • Preparation for Research 
  • Critical Scholarship and Research Design
  • Researching the Profession 
  • Research Project 
  • Educational Futures

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


63 alternative credits


On Campus

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General requirements

CRICOS code: 024773A

Applicants must normally:

  • hold an approved bachelor degree with honours class 1 or 2A from an approved tertiary institution or qualifications deemed equivalent by the University
  • have at least five years’ relevant work experience in education or an education related area, demonstrating seniority and expertise in their employment context (eg state and national education departments or education-related human service organisations)
  • be able to demonstrate commitment, innovation, and excellence in practice in their field.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30000 AUD per year during 36 months.

Domestic: Students who undertake a research degree are provided with a Research Training Scheme (RTS) place.

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /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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