Doctor of Education

  • CRICOS Code: 051658B

Course overview

  • 4 years full time / 8 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students.
  • January-June commencement - March and July-December commencement - July


Carefully designed to parallel your regular work, the course enables you (as an experienced educator) to carry out advanced academic and professional study. And it will have direct relevance to your professional role.


Completion requires a combination of coursework and a 55 000 word thesis, which comprises a substantial piece of original research.

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