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 program are widely applicable in the workplace.
Course Overview At A Glance
|Program at a glance |
|Duration ||2-4 years full-time, 4-8 years part-time |
|Availability/Campus Contact || Domestic - BDG; EMD; GLD; MKY; ROK; External |
|Courses/Units of Credit ||not applicable |
|Faculty || Education and Creative Arts |
|How to Apply ||direct application at any time of year |
|Entry Requirements || |
|Professional Accreditation ||not applicable |
|Residential School ||not applicable |
|Practicum/Work placement ||not applicable |
|Exit Awards || not applicable |
|Interim Awards || not applicable |
|Post Nominal ||EdD |
|Be What You Want To Be ||Phone: 13CQUni (132786); Enquire: Admissions |
|CRICOS Codes || not-applicable |
The Doctor of Education (EdD) is a doctoral program of supervised research and research tasks designed for professional practitioners/educators, comprising:
- structured research tasks;
- proposal development;
- thesis component.
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.
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.