The Doctor of Education (EdD) is a doctoral course of supervised research and research tasks designed for professional practitioners/educators, comprising:
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.
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 recognise the skills developed through a degree by research course are widely applicable in the workplace.
|Duration||4 years full-time or 8 years part-time|
|Credit Points that Must be Earned||143|
|Number of Units Required||CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses.|
|Expected Hours of Study||Information not available|
|Course Type||Research Award|
|Qualification (post nominal)||DEd|
|AQF Level||Level 10: Doctoral Degree|
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.
The Doctor of Education is a program of research and study, undertaken independently and with guidance from two academic supervisors.
|Interim Awards||Not applicable|
|Exit Awards||CL58 - Graduate Certificate in Research|
|Professional Accreditation||Not applicable|
|Learned Society Accreditation||Not applicable|
No Residential School for this course.
|Number of units: 3||Total credit points: 143|