EdD Doctor of Education

A structured approach to studying at doctoral level eight

Our Doctor of Education adopts very broad notion of 'education', encompassing the development of relevant skills, understanding and knowledge across a range of occupations. So, while the programme is relevant for teachers, tutors and lecturers, it is also appropriate for you if you're involved in the processes of learning, teaching, coaching and development in any setting.

Why choose to study here?

  • We are recognised nationally for our high level of academic standards - we achieved a score of 22/24 in a recent quality audit
  • This programme is very flexible and allows you to fit your studies around your personal commitments
  • While you are registered on this programme you will be a member of our Research Centre for Education and Professional Practice, and you will be encouraged to participate fully in its activities
  • We have specially designed this programme to support and inform professional practice in a wide range of occupations and work settings including education, training in the community, public service, industrial or community settings.

What our students say

“The programme gave direction and support to my own professional development and research aspirations.”

“The EdD programme is a stimulating opportunity to participate in level 8 study, through a range of modules that concentrate your research focus.”

“It's great to have the opportunity to network with other practitioners and researchers. The support from staff at the University has been very constructive.”

Join us at an open day

Book your place at our next open day - this will give you the opportunity to attend subject talks, tour the University and speak to both the teaching team and current students of our Doctor of Education course.