Doctor of Education

Doctor of Education (EdD)

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This degree provides an advanced level study in Education at a high degree of specialisation through applied research in a selected area of practice.

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  • ATAR

  • Course Code

    • D1017
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • Course Code

    • D1017
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 3 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course Description

The Doctor of Education is an intensive course of study leading to the professional doctorate degree in Education. It consists of coursework and applied research leading to a dissertation.

The purpose of the degree is to provide advanced level study in Education at a high degree of specialisation through applied research in a selected area of practice. On entry to this course, you will be assigned a supervisor who will assist in the development of an approved plan of study appropriate to your intended specialisation. For this course, on-campus meetings are available through negotiation.

The Doctor of Education is an intensive course of study leading to the professional doctorate degree in Education. It consists of coursework and applied research leading to a dissertation. The purpose of the degree is to provide advanced level study in Education at a high degree of specialisation through applied research in a selected area of practice. On entry to this course, you will be assigned a supervisor who will assist in the development of an approved plan of study appropriate to your intended specialisation. For this course, on-campus meetings are available through negotiation.

Graduates are qualified to obtain high-level professional positions in a range of locations in the broad Education industry.

 

  • Location

    • Perth Campus or external
  • Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
    • Mid-year start available (International students)
  • School

    • School of Education
  • Qualification

    • Doctor of Education (EdD)

Course Structure

Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students up to $10,000 off your first year tuition fee via the International Welcome Scholarships. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

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  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
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  • Now you're ready to apply!

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Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)
  • A recent Curriculum Vitae