Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Metropolitan University


The programme is in 2 parts. Phase A covers personal, institutional and system features of professionalism and draws on relevant aspects of educational evaluation and research, management theory, philosophy and social theory and policy sociology. Phase B is the dissertation. There are 5 possible named outcome awards: Doctor of Education, Doctor of Education: Early Years, Doctor of Education: Health Care Studies, Doctor of Education: Leading and Managing Learning Institutions, Doctor of Education: Inclusive Education. You may elect to focus upon one of the above named outcomes within your thesis or to pursue a more general area of study.

Entry requirements

Master's degree or evidence of having written at this standard; plus 4 years working in a professional educational role.

Course modules

Modules include: Intervening as professionals, professionalism, research methodology and methods 1, research methodology and methods 2, research proposal/RD1, the thesis.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by written assignments, at least 1 of which should be a paper submitted to a journal.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
EdD Part-time £ 1,800 per Academic year (home fees) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

Key information

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