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Doctor of Education (EdD)

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The Doctor of Education (EdD) is also available through Distance Learning.

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Doctorate (PhD)
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About this course

The Doctor of Education (EdD) is also available through Distance Learning.

Entry requirements

  1. Admission to the programme shall be subject to the approval of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities).
  2. Every applicant must have
    1. a Bachelor's degree in education or related fields, with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division I) or equivalent; or
    2. a Bachelor's degree with a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (with distinction or credit) or a Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching (with distinction or credit), including an appropriate research component; or
    3. a Master's degree in education or a related field (with distinction or credit).
  3. Every applicant must have at least five years of experience as a professional in education or related fields and be a leader in their field.
  4. The applicant should present evidence of ability for advanced level academic study.
  5. Exceptionally qualified professionals, who meet the equivalent of the admission requirements under 1(b) above, may be admitted to the programme on the recommendation of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities).
  6. Initial admission to the degree programme shall normally be provisional; it shall be confirmed after attaining at least a B+ grade for the coursework (EDDC 911), and after the research proposal has been satisfactorily presented at the Confirmation Seminar.
  7. If admission to the degree programme is not confirmed, the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Humanities) may approve provisional admission for a further period of up to one year or the candidate shall be required to withdraw from the programme.

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