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Doctor of Education

  • Doctorate (PhD)

This is your opportunity to explore an area of your interest within the field of education. The Doctor of Education qualifies students as experts in their fields and enables practitioners from diverse education settings to extend their knowledge.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
2 - 3 years full-time
Course Code
AK3685
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$6,961 per year / $13,922 total
International Fees
$39,201 per year / $78,402 total

About this course

This is your opportunity to explore an area of your interest within the field of education. The Doctor of Education qualifies students as experts in their fields and enables practitioners from diverse education settings to extend their knowledge.

This professional doctorate suits teachers in early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary sectors who are committed to enhancing their contribution to their educational communities.

Explore our research expertise

AUT's academic supervisors are recognised world-class researchers who have the expert knowledge in their fields to guide you throughout your studies.

If you're interested in applying to study this research degree email [email protected] first to assess your eligibility for the programme.

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Entry requirements

Must have completed the following in a specialisation appropriate to the proposed research:

  • Master's degree with honours OR
  • Bachelor's degree with honours (equivalent to 4 years of study)

The degree must have a standard equivalent to first class or second class (first division) honours.

The degree should include advanced learning in research, execution of a research project and a written report on the research.

AND

A minimum of five years' professional experience in the specific area of study

International student entry requirements

Study locations

North Campus

Online

Career pathways

Graduates will have skills that will assist them in a wide range of positions, including:

  • Educational management
  • Research
  • Civil service
    Public institutional education
  • Formal and informal social and leadership roles
  • Senior roles in the education system

Graduates will also be favourably placed for promotion and leadership responsibilities.