University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

Educational Development

The Doctorate is a rigorous research-based qualification that is focused upon professional practice and is the key professional qualification for teachers, managers and researchers. The degree of Doctor of Education in Educational Research and Development provides experienced professionals in education and related fields with the opportunity to pursue doctoral study at the leading edge of current and futures-orientated thinking. A well-structured route for personal and professional enhancement, the programme links the personal and institutional needs of staff with contemporary national and international developments in all phases and sectors of education.

Entry requirements

Applicants should possess a good Honours degree and, usually, a Master's degree. Relevant professional experience is taken into consideration.

Course modules

Research areas include introducing educational research and development; initiating research: exploring the knowledge base; developing research: paradigms and perspectives; undertaking research: qualitative and quantitative paradigms..

Assessment methods

Assessment is by individual assignments and a thesis.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
EdD Part-time £ 2,568 per Academic year (home fees) 5 years
EdD Part-time £ 2,568 per Academic year (EU fees) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lincoln (Main Site) Lincoln LN6 7TS East Midlands

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