Apply for the Doctor of Education (EdD) through the Dunedin campus in 2021Apply Now
The Doctor of Education is a postgraduate research degree designed to:
- provide senior educational professionals with the opportunity to engage in higher professional development, to become a knowledgeable and critically reflective practitioner
- acquire the knowledge and skills through coursework and supervised thesis research
- conduct independent and high quality research in their workplace and to contribute original knowledge to improving their profession
- be an explicitly professional orientation
The EdD is a distance programme, however, candidates are required to be on campus for 2 one-week residential schools and to present their confirmation seminar.
The programme can be completed within 6 years of part-time study.
Students must complete a 12-month coursework paper and submit a research thesis, which also includes a research to practice portfolio.