Doctorate in Education EdD

University of Stirling

Program Description

Doctorate in Education EdD

University of Stirling

Overview

Our Doctorate in Education is an ideal development opportunity if you’re a senior education professional seeking to enhance and utilise your research expertise. Whatever your area of education – from schools, colleges and universities to professional, work-based and lifelong learning, or policy development – earning a Professional Doctorate will position you as a leader in your field.

Our Doctorate in Education is tailored to the needs of busy professionals and combines an excellent grounding in research methods and educational theory with the opportunity to put your research to work in improving professional policy and practice.

You’ll work towards your EdD either full or part-time under the guidance of expert teachers who have helped to secure the University’s reputation as one of the top 10 in the UK for Education studies (The Complete University Guide 2019).

Top reasons to study with us

#1 Advance your career at one of the UK’s top 10 universities for Education studies (The Complete University Guide 2019)

#2 Work and study alongside experts in a supportive, multi-disciplinary environment

#3 Work around your career commitments by studying for your EdD part-time

Course details

Refine your Education expertise and gain the skills needed to exact change with a Doctorate in Education.

Teaching

The Doctorate in Education (EdD) is an innovative interdisciplinary course, offered on a flexible full and part-time basis. The course comprises seven core modules, which are taught both online and face-to-face. Study of the modules is followed by the conduct of an empirical study focused on an aspect of professional practice and the production of a doctoral thesis of up to 60,000 words.

Candidates not proceeding to the EdD thesis may aim to complete the Master of Science or Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Research.

Students who pass modules EDRP001, ASRP002, ASRP004, EDRP002, ASRP001, ASRP005 and ASRP021 will successfully exit with a Masters.

Students who pass modules EDRP001, ASRP002, ASRP004, EDRP002, ASRP001, ASRP005 will successfully exit with a Postgraduate Diploma.

Modes of Study

Pace

EdD

MSc

Diploma

Full time

3 years min, 5 years max

30 months

12 months

Part-time

5 years min, 8 years max

3 years

18 months

Assessment

You’ll be assessed in each course module through assignments approximately 3,000 words in length. The EdD also leads into the production of a thesis (up to 60,000 words) under expert supervision by Education staff from the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Course director

Dr Greg Mannion

greg.mannion@stir.ac.uk
+44 (0)1786 467614

Fees - 2018/2019

  • Overseas: £2,285 per 20 credit module, £6,845 per 60 credit module. £17,475 for thesis (360 credits)
  • Home/EU: £820 per 20 credit module, £2,470 per 60 credit module. £6,280 for thesis (360 credits)
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated May 24, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Online & Campus Combined
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Jan. 2019
Duration
Duration
36 - 96 months
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
17,475 GBP
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Deadline
Locations
United Kingdom - Stirling, Scotland
Start date: Sept. 2018
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Dates
Sept. 2018
United Kingdom - Stirling, Scotland
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End date Request Info
Jan. 2019
United Kingdom - Stirling, Scotland
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Price
Overseas: £2,285 per 20 credit module, £6,845 per 60 credit module. £17,475 for thesis (360 credits) - Home/EU: £820 per 20 credit module, £2,470 per 60 credit module. £6,280 for thesis (360 credits)