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This programme is for practitioners from a range of contexts who want to study for a doctoral level award that is professionally focused. The course aims to offer a stimulating and challenging programme of research training leading to sustained enquiry into the student's own practical situation. Students enrol on the Doctor of Education programme, but may elect to focus upon one of five named outcomes within their thesis or to pursue a more general area of study. For information on fees for this course please see our online prospectus information.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by written assignments, the final assignment in Phase A should be a paper submitted to a journal. For the PhD, the thesis is expected to be approximately 80,000 words. The EdD (Doctor of Education) comprises both taught modules and a thesis of 40-60,000 words.

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