Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
CRICOS: 00116K

The Doctor of Education is a research doctorate for experienced professionals with educational responsibilities. Carefully designed to build the knowledge and skills necessary for research at the doctoral level through a tailored coursework program, the course enables experienced educators to design and carry out research projects that have direct relevance to their professional role.


Stage 1 (coursework) involves 100 points of coursework comprising four 25-point doctoral-level subjects, which cover: research design, research methodology, and reviewing the literature (done full time / part time). Stage 2 (research) involves the completion of a 55 000 word doctoral thesis in your chosen field.


  • Education

Standard entry requirements

A masters degree or equivalent in the discipline of education or a cognate field relevant to the proposed area of study, with at least an H2A (75%) average over the course.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville International: $176,956 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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