University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde


This programme has a generic route or the option to take one of seven specialisms in line with our research groups within the School of Education.. You'll take two compulsory EdD classes along with three masters classes. In the generic EdD you're free to choose classes that'll support you in moving towards your thesis topic. In the specialist routes you'll take the elective modules required by your specialist area. Thesis topics will be negotiated with your programme leader and potential supervisors. This is an ideal course if you've worked in education sector for a number of years as a lecturer, a teacher, an administrator, an adviser or an inspector. Specialisms include: Supporting teacher learning; educational leadership; digital technologies; early years pedagogue; philosophy with children, autism; inclusive education.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: Methods of enquiry, literature and scholarship; advanced research methods and proposal. Elective modules for supporting teacher learning: How teachers learn; contemporary contexts for teacher learning and teacher's work; supporting professional learning in the work place. Elective modules for philosophy with children: Introduction to philosophy and philosophical practice; philosophy with children theory; philosophy with children facilitation. Elective modules for autism: Conceptual frameworks in autism; the spectrum on autism; responding to the impact of autism: approaches and interventions. Elective modules for early years pedagogue: Taking action: Child, family and community efficacy; creating stimulating learning environments: indoors and out; listening to children and hearing their voices. Elective modules for inclusive education: Understanding inclusive education; providing effective educational support; working together in education settings. Elective modules for educational leadership: Leadership for equity; inclusion and social justice; leadership for school improvement; contexts for leadership; conceptions of leadership; leadership for learning.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
EdD Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,195 per (Year 1) 3 Years
EdD Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,500 per (Year 1) 3 Years
EdD Part-time September 2017 - 5 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Strathclyde G1 1XQ Scotland

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