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  • Qualification

    EdD - Doctor of Education

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    7 years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Engage with an advanced programme of research designed for professionals in education, training and allied fields.
  • Work with the Sheffield Institute of Education, whose education research was assessed as amongst the highest ranked post-1992 Universities in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

With 69% of submitted outputs judged world-leading or internationally excellent, we actively seeks students whose interests are related to our own current areas of research. The Doctorate in Education (EdD) suitable for those investigating sectors including early years, childcare, schools , community, further, higher and adult education.

How you learn

In the first two years of this course, you will work on four modules, each of which addresses particular areas of knowledge and skill in preparation for the final thesis. However, much of the work for your degree will be carried out independently, and you will need the initiative, motivation and commitment to succeed.

Your supervisory team will include a Director of Studies and a second supervisor with expertise and interest in your research area. Your supervisors will help you to define your research programme, identify training, and provide direction while encouraging you to develop as an independent researcher.

Future careers

This course is designed for professionals who want to further develop their knowledge and practice. We support you to deepen your understanding of education policy and practice and conduct advanced-level research in education, making an original contribution to knowledge in your chosen area. Completing your Doctorate in Education can help advance both your career and the field of education itself.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 7,230per year

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

University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    44th out of 81

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%



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