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Doctor of Education (EdD), Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #1001 (WUR) Chester, United Kingdom
The Doctor of Education (EdD) from University of Chester is for professionals working in schools, universities, educational businesses, agencies or voluntary bodies who would like to research into any aspect of pedagogy, teaching or learning.

Overview

Education, pedagogy, teaching and learning continue to be at the forefront of cultural debates, since they help us understand our identities and values as a society. Our EdD is designed to support graduate professionals working across the education sector to conduct original doctoral research in this continually changing field.

You will study under the guidance of our team of active researchers who have international reputations in their field and who will support you throughout the course.

You will undertake taught modules that are delivered over six weekends each year to fit in with the busy schedules of working professionals. Evening seminars, workshops and conferences are held regularly to supplement the course; some weekend sessions are taught in situ, such as the creative education workshops in the galleries at Tate Liverpool.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      3-7 years full-time or 5-7 years part-time

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Thesis in ContextCompulsory
  • Institutions, discontinuities and systems of knowledgeCompulsory
  • Research Methodologies for Professional EnquiryCompulsory
  • Social Theory and Education: Key Issues and DebatesCompulsory
  • Creativity in Practice
For more information, please visit programme website.

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

UK/EU students:

  • Normally students will have completed a Master’s degree before enrolling on the Education Doctorate, and will be (or have been) working in an educational context.
International students:
  • Normally students will have completed a Master’s degree before enrolling on the Education Doctorate, and will be (or have been) working in an educational context.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Chester

  • 660 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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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