Professional Doctorate in Education - Doctorado en Educación
The programme builds upon an existing suite of awards for the professional education of practitioners. The two-stage structure (MEd/EdD) means educational practitioners can progressively develop their research in practice part-time culminating in doctoral research. The doctorate uses existing Masters modules for Stage 1. Stage 2 comprises new modules at Level 8 taking participants through to their final thesis.
Research Methods for Professional Practitioner Inquiry (Semester 1)
Policy and Contemporary Issues in Education (semester 2).
Research and Practice module (year-long)
Research Analysis and Evaluation (Semester 1)
Situating and Enacting Educational Development in Organisational Settings (Semester 2)
Consolidating Research and Practice (year-long)
Processes of Professional Learning in Context focusing on practitioner development and learning - completed in thesis year
Year 3 – 4
The ‘Doctoral Thesis’ (200 credits), oral examination and completion of reflective module