Doctor of Education

  • CRICOS code: 051658B

Where will this take me?


Become a thought leader

As a doctoral candidate at the University of Melbourne, you will demonstrate academic leadership, increasing independence, creativity and innovation in your research work.

Your thesis makes a distinct contribution to knowledge. Its contribution to knowledge rests on originality of approach and/or interpretation of the findings and, in some cases, the discovery of new facts.

Learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, you will have:

  • Acquired an advanced understanding of how to plan, design and carry out a comprehensive research project
  • Advanced your knowledge in areas of special significance to your profession and to the discipline
  • Developed an advanced proficiency in one or more methodologies pertinent to the field of educational research
  • Made a contribution to the wider theoretical and/or professional debates and practices in a relevant field