Doctor of Education (EdD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education

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Why study Doctor of Education (EdD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education

Described by an external evaluator as “one of the best 200 doctoral programmes worldwide”, BUiD’s Doctor of Education (EdD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education provides an excellent balance between offering sound cutting-edge research and meeting the need to investigate local and regional matters. The well designed mixture of the taught modules and the independent research-based studies gives the programme its strength and unique nature. The best advocates for the doctoral programme are our students and graduates. They appreciate the flexibility, timings that are carefully designed to cater for their work and family needs. Pastoral care is a top priority with an allocated academic advisor, a personal tutor, as well as the Director of Studies acting as research supervisor. Our students enjoy a unique personal learning journey that changes their lives for the better while at the same time producing important research at an internationally-recognised level.

Career prospects

This programme allows students to further their careers and secure a leading position in their current employer, or move to academia confidently with a PhD/EdD that guarantees a steady academic career. The programme is a natural path that supports a student’s desire to investigate educational issues and be in touch with the latest research and trends in educational research. Our graduates are now Deans, directors, school leaders, top advisors and prominent academics across the region.


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