Ph.D. Online


Manipal GlobalNxt University

36 months
3000 USD/year
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The PhD in Education is a three years’ research-based program at Manipal GlobalNxt University. The program is meant for individuals who wish to prepare themselves for a career as an educator or accelerate their current career prospects to the next level. 


Key Facts

With the ever-growing pace of technology and ever-changing learning needs, continuous innovation has become a necessity for sustenance of the global economy. The Education program at Manipal GlobalNxt University is designed to foster talent for the education sector as demanded by today’s knowledge-based economy. 

Offering a learning experience that goes beyond the physical boundaries of a classroom, Manipal GlobalNxt University’s PhD degree offered online, focuses on broadening practical knowledge in the critical discipline of Education. Aimed at developing the professional skills of the learners, it familiarises them with the complexities triggered by the ever-changing and ever-evolving challenges in knowledge management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

Year 1: Research Skills

  • Research process and academic writing
  • Research design and methodology

Year 2 & 3: Research Thesis: 

  • Thesis 1: Proposal
  • Thesis 2: Final Thesis 

Possible areas of research:

  • Outcome based education (OBE)
  • Curriculum development
  • Pedagogy and assessment design
  • Adult learning
  • Learning styles
  • Adaptive learning
  • Technology in learning
  • Active learning
  • Early childhood education
  • Remote learning
  • Open and distance learning (ODL)
  • Learner life cycle management
  • Life-long learning
  • Experiential learning
  • Accreditation
  • Internationalization of education & student mobility
  • Credit based learning
  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)


For working professionals wishing to pursue opportunities in teaching or research at some stage in their career. 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Masters Degree or equivalent from a recognized University
  • Lateral Entry: Applicants can convert their enrolment into PhD after completing first year of M.Ed (Master of Education) provided, they have a CGPA of 3.7 in their Bachelor’s and demonstrate superior research aptitude

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    3000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 USD for the full programme during 36 months.

Tuition Fee: USD 9,000 (three years)

Application Fee: USD 150


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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