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University of Wollongong (UOW)

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Doctor of Education

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The Doctor of Education is for experienced teachers and educators seeking a professional doctoral qualification.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Course Code
215, 087687M
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$27,168 per year / $108,672 total

About this course

The Doctor of Education is for experienced teachers and educators seeking a professional doctoral qualification. As an aspiring educational leader, you will apply your professional practices and workplace experience to research that makes a difference to the community and to your classroom or organisation.

The Doctor of Education has three components: a research methodology subject, specialisation subjects in your particular content area, and an in-depth, supervised research project.

The specialisation subjects available include: Adult and Vocational Education, Educational Leadership, Higher Education, Information and Communication Technology in Education and Training (ICT), Literacy, Special Education, and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Thesis supervision is available in a wide range of specialist areas such as teacher education, sociology of education, professional learning, KLA studies and more.

Entry requirements

A Master of Education with credit average (65% or better), or a Bachelor degree of at least four years' duration with Honours Class II Division 2 in an appropriate area. Candidates must also have completed 3 years' relevant professional experience.

Special Admission Requirements
All applicants for research degrees must submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application. This proposal should:

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Wollongong

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at University of Wollongong (UOW).
81.5%
Overall satisfaction
72.4%
Skill scale
66.4%
Teaching scale
88.3%
Employed full-time
$78.5k
Average salary