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  • Qualification

    EdD - Doctor of Education

  • Location

    Swansea Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21

  • Duration

    6 years

Course summary

The programme is ideal for anyone working in a school or education-related capacity, specifically aimed at those involved in education in a wide range of occupations: teachers, leaders and managers in schools, lecturers in HE and FE institutions, voluntary and third sector officers, local authority and regional consortia staff, training organisations and so on.

The programme which will equip education professionals people with the skills and knowledge to interrogate research, critique theory, and to conduct robust research which will impact on policy and practice in their area of professional activity.

As well as the flexible route comprising of face to face and distance learning there is a wholly distance learning route suitable for learners outside the UK. Furthermore, you will be supported throughout by a highly respected team of practitioners and academic staff.

Reasons to study Doctorate in Education

  • Flexible study to suit you, including new distance learning pathway with high levels of academic support and challenge
  • Most modules available in English or Welsh
  • Research methods modules and opportunities to undertake small scale research prior to your independent research project
  • One-to-one contact with your thesis supervisor
  • The opportunity to dovetail your setting’s developmental needs with your own research and so impact upon improvement while you study

Career Opportunities

The programme is aimed, in the main, at those already in employment. However, it will enhance and promote further progress in students’ careers and career opportunities. The strong analytical and transferable skills embedded in the programme will be valued by a range of career routes and occupational areas within the broad educational context.

With a specific focus on developing higher order research, analysis and evaluation skills, the Ed D will provide its students with a strong set of critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills. The new professional standards for the education sector suggest that such skills are increasingly in demand across this field of employment.

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    62nd out of 81 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    150 76%

    13th

    52
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    74th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    23rd

    6

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