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 - January


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.

Coursework and thesis requirements

Successful completion requires a combination of coursework (100 credit points) and a 55 000 word thesis, which comprises a substantial piece of original research.

Internationally recognised lecturers

We're home to a number of internationally recognised education experts, and at the cutting edge of teaching and research.