This is an intensive course of study, which will lead you to a professional doctorate degree in Education. You’ll undertake coursework and applied research, leading to a dissertation.
You’ll conduct applied research in an area of your choice, such as school leadership, teacher professional learning, student learning, Aboriginal education, educational technologies, curriculum design, early childhood education, tertiary and adult education, education policy and sociology of education, to name a few.
You’ll be assigned a supervisor who will help you to develop an approved plan of study to suit your area of specialisation. You will have the chance to meet with your supervisor on-campus, or work with them remotely.
3 reasons to study a Doctor of Education at Murdoch
- Be mentored by our experienced education professionals who are here to support you in becoming a confident, creative and flexible educator.
- Develop research skills by undertaking a research-based project in an area of interest.
- Enjoy flexible learning with options for after-work or school holiday meetings.
What you’ll learn
Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:
- Introduction to research for educators
- Mixed methods and quantitative research
- Advanced qualitative approaches to research
- Research in education
Your future career
You’ll graduate qualified for high-level professional roles in the education and community sector. Careers could include:
- Head of Department
- School Leader
- Program Leader or Designer
- Advisor to Government
- University Lecturer/Tutor
- Instructional Designer
This qualification will provide evidence of professional learning for registration and re-registration as a teacher.