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Doctor of Education EdD University of Bolton

UK

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Summary

This course offers you the benefits of a part-taught degree along with the opportunity to independently research a specific area of interest in depth. The Doctor of Education course was the first of its kind to be introduced at the University and is extremely popular. The programme differs from the traditional PhD in that it is in two parts. Stage one, the taught element, covers the development and submission of your research proposal. Stage two is a programme of directed and independent study leading to the production and defence of your own critical commentary. Our welcoming team of experienced, professionally and academically qualified staff will help you to understand how you can align your research topic of interest to other current research in applicable fields, and apply it to your own professional practice and context. The EdD is invaluable for demonstrating your ability to implement a project and also opens up opportunities for higher education lecturing and/or research posts.

Course Highlights: The EdD is a high-level, nationally-recognised qualification that has strong higher education kudos and compares exactly to a PhD; Professionals who hold a University of Bolton EdD take back to their organisation a greater knowledge and a higher understanding of today's diverse educational world, gained through a programme that is research driven; We’ll work with you to help mould your EdD so that it complements your employment and interests within the research framework. Key Features: Our EdD provides an opportunity to delve deeply into policy and practice, and examine a specific area of interest in detail via a thesis. You’ll be encouraged to develop your research, analytical, conceptual and critical thinking skills to a very high level. We’ll support you to develop a thorough understanding of research methods so you can make informed research decisions, and become skilled in shaping learning materials towards your own specialism. This makes the course relevant to specialists in every sector of education, from early years through to higher education.

The Doctor of Education (EdD) is a doctoral degree that has a research focus in the field of education. It is designed to prepare you for academic, research, administrative, clinical, or professional positions in educational, civil, private organisations, or public institutions. The EdD is aimed at experienced educational professionals wishing to further develop their research, analytical, conceptual and critical thinking skills. Employers in education and elsewhere recognise doctoral qualifications as an indicator of high quality performance which may lead to promotion within your current role.

Course options

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Full Time (48 months)

Tuition fees

Students need to pay £11,250 per year for 2018/19 entry. There will be a slight increase in 2019/20 entry.

From

16 Oct, 03 Sep, 21 Sep

Venue

University of Bolton

Deane Road,

Bolton,

Bolton,

BL3 5AB, England

Entry requirement for international students

Students whose first language is not English need IELTS score of 7.5 with no less than 7.0 in any band (or equivalent).

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