Postgraduate

Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education (EdD) is focused on the application of advanced knowledge to questions of professional practice.
3
Years Full Time

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

Graduates may move into a range of careers as the EdD is a demonstration of a graduate's ability to conceptualise and implement an independent program of research, manage a project, organise resources, work with other people and communicate effectively in writing at a high level. These careers could include leadership, management and tertiary education.
Graduates may move into a range of careers as the EdD is a demonstration of a graduate's ability to conceptualise and implement an independent program of research, manage a project, organise resources, work with other people and communicate effectively in writing at a high level. These careers could include leadership, management and tertiary education.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Higher degree by research – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
144
Total Course Fee - 2019
$102,600.00
Total Course Fee - 2020
$104,700.00

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a)(i) a bachelor's degree of this University in a relevant field with first or upper second class honours, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or
(ii) a master's degree of this University in a relevant field with an average of at least 70 per cent, and adequate research preparation as prescribed in University Policy, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;
and
(b) the equivalent of at least two years' full-time professional educational experience.
(2) A student who has completed the Master of Education Research Methods with an average mark of 65 per cent and with a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC9973 Research Paradigms: Doctoral Project Report is permitted to proceed to the Doctoral Thesis unit.
Note: the Master of Education Research Methods is not available for new enrolments from 2013. It is available as an exit award in accordance with Rule 4.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENT

Research and coursework supplementary form

Applicants to this course are required to submit a completed research and coursework supplementary form when applying.
 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps below and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.
When lodging your application, follow the steps for domestic research or international research students.

Course details

This professional doctorate program is designed for research-orientated individuals working in educational roles, who wish to make a contribution to knowledge in the context of professional practice.

About The Course

The professional doctorate is focused on the application of advanced knowledge to questions of professional practice. Participants will develop substantial content knowledge in cognate areas related to the kinds of career positions and pathways that they might pursue, along with substantial knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the field of study.
Doctor of Education

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, The starting date for this course is in mid-February. There is only one intake per year.
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 30810
CRICOS code
  • 015857E
Doctor of Education
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, The starting date for this course is in mid-February. There is only one intake per year.
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 30810
CRICOS code
  • 015857E
Full time/part time duration
  • 3 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Doctor of Education

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Doctor of Education

Application deadlines

For Semester 1 2020 entry, applications close 15 January 2020. 
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Study in Singapore

The Doctor of Education (EdD) is offered offshore in Singapore through our partnership with the Hwa Chong Institution. You can register your interest to study Doctor of Education in Singapore here.

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Graduate School of Education

The Graduate School of Education at UWA stands in the top five schools of education in Australia and has been teaching educators for more than 100 years.