University of Southampton

Graduate Studies

Doctorate of Education


Southampton Management School

University of Southampton

Southampton, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The EdD and PhD have the same entrance requirements and although they differ in their mode of delivery they are regarded as having the same status by the University. The programme is modularised to allow for flexibility thus catering for the needs of busy professionals. Structure & Assessment: The doctorate is only available part-time. The normal period of study is between four and six years. The doctorate will be assessed by a combination of assignments, a research thesis and an oral examination. The assignments will amount to 30,000 words based on the taught element of the course. The research thesis will amount to 45,000 words focused on a particular aspect of a student's chosen specialism. The thesis will consist of your own account of your investigations and will demonstrate how you have advanced the study of your subject. Modules: Core Fields: • Management in Education • Auto/Biographical Studies • Educational Psychology


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

If English is not your first language, the University of Southampton English Language requirements for study apply i.e.TOEFL 600 / computer based 250 or better for IELTS 6.5 or better
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