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Doctor of Education (EdD), Ph.D.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 60 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.
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Overview

Doctor of Education (EdD) at University of Chester, 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.

Learning outcomes

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 60 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 84 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • 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

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.

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

  • International

    13031 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13031 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4406 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4406 GBP per year and a duration of 60 months.
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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

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