Kingston University

Kingston University


This course is provides students with a thorough grounding in theory and practice of educational research, professional competence and transferable employment skills. Students explore professional issues and methodology, developing an advanced understanding of reflective practice and research. Modules focus on professional issues and methodologies relevant to researching professional practice in education. Modules in teaching and learning are also undertaken.

Entry requirements

A Master's level study in education or a related field; be in a professional role in education or training with at least 2 years' experience; applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 5.5 in speaking, listening, reading and writing.

Course modules

Modules include: professionalism in education; professionalism and professional practice; educational research (philosophy and practice); design and method in educational research; perspectives on teaching and learning; current issues in teaching and learning; research project; thesis.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework, assignments, presentations and research project.

Sponsorship information

Most students are sponsored by their employer or are self-funding.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
EdD Part-time - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Kingston Hill Kingston upon Thames KT2 7LB South East

Key information

School of Education
Telephone number: 
020 8547 8145