University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh


This programme is a research degree aimed primarily at mid-career and senior professionals in education, training and development. The Doctorate is comparable with the PhD in terms of scale and rigour, but with a professional focus; it is recognised as a professional doctorate by the UK Economic and Social Research Council.

Entry requirements

All applicants must meet our general entry and language requirements; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
EdD Part-time £ 4,860 per Academic year (home fees) 5 years
EdD Part-time £ 9,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Moray House School of Education Edinburgh EH8 8AQ Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0131 650 6678