The Doctor of Education is a research-based program comprising coursework and a substantial thesis. It is designed for experienced, professional educators and education leaders who operate in a fast-changing environment, where innovation, creativity, problem-solving and collaboration are key professional attributes.
You'll undertake a project with practical implications in the education sector, building your research skills to make a significant and original contribution to the profession.
This professional Doctorate develops focused, high-level capacity-building through strategic problem solving and transdisciplinary knowledge.
Graduates are well-prepared for leadership roles in education and educational policy. As experts in their area of investigation, they can make a significant contribution to the profession.
The Doctor of Education is a fee-free course.
Graduates are highly skilled professionals who are well-prepared for leadership roles in the education and educational policy sectors. Graduates are experts in an area of investigation who make a significant contribution to their profession.
Coursework core units include:
Doctor of Education (EdD) candidates design and conduct original research under the supervision of at least two supervisors in a cohort model. Candidates are required to write a thesis of 50,000 words or equivalent.
On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.
Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.