University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich


The programme aims to provide professionals from education, training and allied fields with a doctoral programme at the forefront of professional and academic practice through taught coursework and a supervised thesis; to provide an overarching teaching and learning strategy designed to enable students to engage in the development of their roles as advanced professionals and researchers within the education, training, health and allied fields; to develop comprehensive, contemporary, advanced knowledge of content, research methods and theoretical context in an area of professional practice selected by the student, leading to a contribution to knowledge informed by original research and/or scholarship.

Entry requirements

A Master's degree (not necessarily in education); and have at least three years' professional experience.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methodology; critical analysis; preliminary investigation; research/writing for publication; research thesis; education and training policy; teaching and learning; leadership and management; professionals in society; curriculum development.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through assignments and a thesis, plus dissemination of work and a final doctoral viva.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
EdD Part-time £ 2,270 per Academic year (home fees) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Avery Hill Campus Bexley SE9 2PQ South East

Key information

Postgraduate Research Centre
Telephone number: 
020 8331 9794