EdD Doctor of Education

Discover EdD Doctor of Education at Derby

Aimed at highly capable and motivated education professionals, our part-time doctoral programme will put you at the forefront of your area of practice and transform your career development prospects.

You’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Take a structured approach to studying at doctoral level, supported at every stage by our academic team
  • Study a doctorate which is ideal for individuals working across a wide variety of education, training, public service, industrial and community settings
  • Gain high-calibre research skills to generate new insights for the benefit of your own organisation and the wider education community
  • Fit your studies around personal commitments: we offer a flexible route to the EdD taking between four and six years

If you’re a full-time working professional committed to extending your understanding and improving your practice, the Doctor of Education (EdD) is an ideal choice. Find out more.

Where could it take you?

Our students work in education establishments, health and social care, commercial management and training, organisational development and improvement, business and the voluntary sector. 

Our students choose this programme as a crucial part of their personal and professional development, gaining valuable skills in research, analysis, and critical and strategic thinking. Through enhancing performance in your current role, the doctorate is often a stepping stone to more senior leadership positions.

Discover what Derby can do for you

To find out more about studying with us, come along to our Postgraduate Open Evening at our Kedleston Road site on Tuesday 17 May, 5pm – 7pm. Our expert staff will be on hand to discuss the options available to you and the benefits of joining a thriving community of part-time and postgraduate students. Book your place here.