Doctor of Education - CQ16
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.
On Campus, Online
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Distance, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville
The Doctor of Education is a course of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of possible fields. Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis, which makes a significant original contribution to knowledge. This contribution can be in the form of new knowledge, or of significant and original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge. The course is governed by the Course Rules for Masters Degrees by Research, which provides details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.
The Research Higher Degrees Course Guide provides detailed information about eligibility, benefits provided by CQUniversity, and the application, selection and offer process.
|Core Units||3||Major Units||None|
|Term 1 - 2019||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 1 - 2020||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 2 - 2019||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 2 - 2020|
|Term 3 - 2019|
|Term 3 - 2020|
|Term 1 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 1 - 2020||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2020||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2020||Available Online|
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.
Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.
Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.
The Doctor of Education is a program of research and study, undertaken independently and with guidance from two academic supervisors.
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.
Pursuing your research higher degree at CQUniversity is more affordable thank you think. You can benefit from a range of stipends and scholarships, as well as access to training and other study resources. For more information view our research higher degree fees and resources section.
At CQUniversity, we believe University should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time and are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships and awards programs.
Our scholarships could help you pay for some or all of your course fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.
Our research scholarships and stipends could help you pay for some or all of your course fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.
You may be interested in applying for one or more of the following scholarships.
- Research Training Program
- Brian Gray Scholarship, closes 30 March 2019
- Capstone Editing Grant for Professional Thesis Editing, closes 31 October 2019
- Capstone Editing Conference Travel Grant for Postgraduate Research Students, closes 30 July 2019
- Capstone Editing Early Career Academic Research Grant for Women, closes 30 May 2019
- MORA - CQUniversity Australia Scholarship Program, closes 31 December 2030
- Capstone Editing Carer's Travel Grant for Academic Women, closes 30 May 2019
You will also receive generous support in the form of allocated facilities such as laboratory space, where appropriate, or dedicated workstations depending on your mode and location of study, provision of a laptop/computer upon commencement of your studies, and funding to support research higher degree student project costs.
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