Keele University

Keele University


Entry requirements

Master's degree, normally in education policy and/or management, or in social sciences, or equivalent in professional experience and a professionally accredited programme; currently be a practising professional in the education field; English language at level 7 is required.

Course modules

Unit 1a: Introduction to theories and methods as an educational researcher; unit 1b: critical and feminist theories and perspectives; units 2a / 2b: research methods and evaluation: ethics and ethnographies; unit 2c: organisational work ethnography; units 3a / 3b: thesis proposal; unit 4: research thesis.

Assessment methods

This will be between 50,000 and 60,000 words and will draw from the previous 5 assignments.

Sponsorship information

Participants in professional doctorates may be able to obtain help with tuition fees from their employers.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
EdD Part-time £ 2,300 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Keele Campus Keele ST5 5BG West Midlands

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