Doctor of Education CQ16

Program at a glance

Duration: 2-4 years full-time, 4-8 years part-time
Mode & Location: internal - ROK/MKY/BDG/EMD/GLD (according to availability of resources), external
Courses/Units of Credit: not applicable
Faculty: Faculty of Education & Creative Arts
Entry: direct application at any time of year (more info)
Accreditation: not applicable
Residential School: not applicable
Practicum/Work placement: not applicable
Exit awards: not applicable
Interim awards: not applicable
Contact: Office of Research on 07 4923 2602; Faculty of Education & Creative Arts on 07 4930 9694
International students: not applicable
CRICOS program codes: not applicable

Program aim

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

The program is governed by the Rules for the degree of Doctor of Education which provide details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination.

Consultation with the Associate Dean (Research) of the Faculty of Education & Creative Arts will assist applicants to determine eligibility for admission, to identify the proposed areas of research and to ascertain the availability of suitable supervisors.

Program structure

The program will normally be undertaken by candidates through part-time study over 4 years (maximum 8 years) or full-time over 2 years (maximum 4 years).

Candidates will complete four research oriented tasks in consultation with their supervisor prior to submitting their research proposal. Candidates are also required to defend their research proposal to a Doctor of Education panel prior to progressing to the thesis component.

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Entry requirements