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What will I learn?

The Doctor of Education (EdD) is a doctoral course of supervised research and research tasks designed for professional practitioners/educators, comprising structured research tasks; proposal development, and a thesis component.

The Doctor of Education (EdD) is a doctoral course of supervised research and research tasks designed for professional practitioners/educators, comprising:

  • Structured research tasks;
  • Proposal development, and
  • Thesis component.

The course is governed by the Research Higher Degree Course Rules. These rules provide details pertaining to all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination.

Online option is also available.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND OUTCOMES

A higher degree by research is usually required for an academic career or a professional career in research. Many other discipline-specific employment opportunities exist as employers recognize the skills developed through a degree by research course are widely applicable in the workplace.

Which department am I in?

School of Education and the Arts

CRICOS

075084D

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,628.00 (US$ 22,009) per year
Term fee: AUD $14,814
Start date

8 November 2021, 7 March 2022, 11 July 2022, 7 November 2022

Venue

Rockhampton North Campus

554-700 Yaamba Road,

NORMAN GARDENS,

Queensland,

4701, ROCKHAMPTON, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,628.00 (US$ 22,009) per year
Term fee: AUD $14,814
Start date

8 November 2021, 7 March 2022, 11 July 2022, 7 November 2022

Venue

Adelaide Campus

44 Greenhill Road,

WAYVILLE,

South Australia,

5034, ADELAIDE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a master’s degree either by research or with a substantial element (typically one-third) of research work within it, from a university or any other approved institution. a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline with first class or second-class honors conferred by a university or any other approved institution. a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate discipline in addition to completion of the CQUniversity Graduate Certificate in Research with an average of distinction level of achievement. IELTS Academic - Overall 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0); TOEFL (internet-based) - Overall 79 (with no score less than 21), PTE Academic - Overall 62 (with no score less than 54), CAE and CPE - Overall 176 (with no band less than 169).

For international students

A person may be considered for admission to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Education if the person:

  • has not less than five years of professional experience in education;
  • has fulfilled such other requirements as the Committee may determine from time to time; and
  • has qualified for the degree of Master of Education (Research), a coursework Masters degree; or
  • has been awarded the Bachelor of Learning Management with a minimum of Honours IIA at CQUniversity; or
  • has such other qualifications and experience as are considered by the Committee to be equivalent to or an adequate substitute for any of the qualifications listed above.

IELTS Academic - Overall 6.5 (with no band less than 6.0); TOEFL (internet-based) - Overall 79 (with no score less than 21), PTE Academic - Overall 62 (with no score less than 54), CAE and CPE - Overall 176 (with no band less than 169).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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