Doctor of Education

Program code

6022

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time (online only)

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$29,500.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee

CRICOS code

082410C

Commencing in

Trimester 1

Next start date

Trimester 1 2020

Applications close

Monday, 30 December 2019

Why choose this program?

In this degree, you will develop an in-depth understanding of educational problem-solving in the changing social, cultural and political contexts of education. Designed to meet the needs and aspirations of those working in a broad range of educational settings, you will follow your own unique pathway of research-based study based on an area of professional interest.

You will learn to integrate contemporary research with your professional interests and develop and enhance your skills in the critical analysis of educational issues and practice. You will also expand your understanding of the nature of educational work and its social and cultural significance. As a graduate, you will be prepared for specialised practice in teaching and managerial careers in education.

Attendance information

This program is offered on-campus and/or online in full-time or part-time mode.

My career opportunities

You will be prepared for leadership and management positions in educational institutions and systems, and other organisations that run educational programs. You will also be prepared for working in research, policymaking and new information technologies.

International students

An International student is one who is not:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen or
  • a person who has Australian permanent resident status.
Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • An International student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Doctor of Education (6022)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2020 FEE BAND 29.5 $368.75 $29,500.00
2019 Fee Band 28.5 $356.25 $28,500.00
Changing programs

If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Permanent resident status

If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.

The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.

If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.

If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.

Further information