Griffith University

Doctor of Education

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

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.


  • Academic Practice
  • Advanced Research Methodologies and Methods I
  • Advanced Research Methodologies and Methods II
  • Designing Educational Research
  • Foundations of Education Research
  • Foundations of Research
  • Initial Research Planning
  • Qualitative Research in Education
  • Quantitative Research in Education
  • Research Design and Proposal I
  • Research Design and Proposal II
  • Research Project - Part 1
  • Research Project - Part 2
  • Research Project - Part 3
  • Research Project - Part 4
  • Research Project - Part 5
  • Research Project - Part 6
  • Research Project - Part 7
  • Research Project - Part 8

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree (Class IIA Honours or higher) and relevant professional experience


The University's Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy will apply.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $88,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Logan Campus International: $88,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Mt Gravatt Campus International: $88,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Online International: $88,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years

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