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Education (Hong Kong)

Our Doctorate in Education programme attracts high-achieving participants interested in a wide range of aspects of teaching, learning, management and policy. It features excellent doctoral-level research and specialist units taught by international researchers.

We explore different facets of the research process and contemporary educational debates, as well as developing skills in research methods, theory, argumentation and evaluation. Students recommend studying for this Doctorate in Education because it has helped them to develop deep understanding of real-life professional issues.

This programme is taught by University staff in Hong Kong, as part of a long partnership with the School of Continuing and Professional Education (SCOPE) at City University of Hong Kong.

Entry requirements

An upper second-class undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent); a master's degree, normally at merit level (or equivalent qualification); and normally at least three years' appropriate professional experience (eg employment in organisations that have an educational function or roles related to any aspect of education, training or individual learning).

See international equivalent qualifications on the International Office website.

Course modules

Information about the programme structure is listed on the CityU SCOPE website. (

Sponsorship information

Fees are managed through City University, Hong Kong.

Funding for 2018/19
For more details see the City University, Hong Kong website. (

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