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  • Qualification

    EdD - Doctor of Education

  • Location

    Kedleston Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

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.

Course description

  • Achieve your doctorate on a programme which is ideal for individuals working across a wide variety of education, training, public service, industrial and community settings
  • Focus on a major independent study which will help you develop professionally and personally in your working role
  • Gain high-calibre research skills to generate new insights for the benefit of your own organisation and the education community at large
  • Take a structured approach to studying at doctoral level, supported at every stage by an academic team who has won national recognition for their high standards
  • Fit your studies around your personal commitments: we offer a flexible route to the EdD taking between four and six years.

Our Doctor of Education (EdD) is delivered by experienced tutors and supervisors who have expertise across all educational spheres and regularly publish their work. They will keep you abreast of latest thinking and challenge your perceptions.

The programme draws on the cutting-edge educational research for which the University is renowned. Conducting influential studies on everything from early years to adult learning, we provide consultancy for Government, schools and the wider education sector. It means your learning will be underpinned by innovative ideas which are changing the face of the education professions.

This course is available part-time only but you can choose to study either on campus or online. To complete the professional doctorate you will need to complete two 60-credit modules and an Independent Research for Practice module (420 credits).

Our students choose this programme as a crucial part of their personal and professional development. You will gain impressive skills in research, analysis, critical and strategic thinking which will enhance your performance in your current role while paving the way to further career opportunities. The doctorate is often a stepping stone to more senior leadership roles.

Tuition fees

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£ 3,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning international team offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
There are a range of scholarships and discounts available to international students.
The University of Derby has around 1,700 students from 100 countries, studying at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 81 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    130 65%

    20th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    23rd

    10

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