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Doctorate of Education (EdD)

Unicaf University
Online / distance program
English
Anytime

Program description

Doctorate of Education (EdD)

The Doctorate of Education degree is aimed at experienced educational professionals and sets out to place you at the leading edge of your professional field in terms of knowledge, awareness and understanding.The EdD is for those who are eager to make substantial and original contributions to the development of educational knowledge in a broad range of educational settings including K-12 schools, colleges, universities and governmental organisations.Delivered through a blend of online interactions and real-world experiences, the EdD program allows students to continue working full time while pursuing a degree that will distinguish them as organisational leaders. Students will explore how learning occurs in formal and informal workplace settings, examine effective strategies for facilitating organisational learning, and learn to create systems that produce more effective, adaptable and competitive organisations.The degree meets the need for the highest levels of professional development and training of both educators and those concerned with educational policy and administration. The prime focus is on the interplay between the multi-dimensional practices of education and scholarship.The degree is designed to engage current practitioners with knowledge, awareness and understanding of the philosophical, organisational, political, social, managerial, interpersonal, and technical dimensions of schools and other educational institutions.Exploration of the nexus between theory and practice begins with a series of online modules that will develop you capability to perceive critical issues facing educators and policymakers today through the lens of contemporary and historical research and philosophy. This broad foundation will enable you to hone your specific interests towards the conduct of supervised research that will make an original contribution to your field.

Admission requirements

Applications for doctorate study are accepted all year round. Students may submit their application by using the Unicaf University online application form and paying the application fee.The entry requirements for admission to Doctorate degree programmes include:An accredited Master’s degree in a relevant subject area. Students may be considered for doctorate study, even if they have no academic qualification or their degree is in an unrelated field if they have relevant professional experience and can prove their ability to work at doctorate level. A wide range of international qualifications may also be considered. Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the range of international academic qualifications accepted.Official Master’s degree transcripts.Recognized proof of English proficiency if previous studies were not taught in the English language. Otherwise, an IELTS score 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing component and no individual component lower than 6.0) is required; or an English Placement Test result with a 6.5 equivalence (provided no score in each individual component is less than 6.0).Personal Statement of Statement of Purpose (minimum 500 words)Up to date CVTwo official Recommendation Letters (Academic or Professional)Research project outlineWriting samples or a portfolio of creative workEvidence of ability to undertake independent research


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Scholarships & funding

The UNICAF Scholarship Programme was founded to offer gifted, underprivileged students the opportunity to further their education, by earning internationally recognised qualifications, at low cost, through online study, or through blended learning (only available for Unicaf University programmes).

Each scholarship application is examined and decided upon, depending on the qualifications and the financial situation of the applicant. Eligible students are awarded a percentage of scholarship. Enquire for more details.

Qualification

Doctor of Education

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Attending the UNICAF Dubai Conference 2018 were also Doctorate degree students of Unicaf University, who reside in different countries. Among these was Rose Mbaziira from Uganda, who decided to do research into the reasons women-owned SMEs have a short life span in her country, after experiencing her mother's small business close down, just a couple of years after it was started.

       

About this institute

Unicaf University

Unicaf University

Unicaf University is a pan-African university licensed in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It also operates Learning Centres in 9 other countries. Unicaf University is also accredited by the British Accreditation Council for Independent Further and Higher Education as an Independent Higher...


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Why study at Unicaf University

The Unicaf University campuses offer students the opportunity to earn high quality qualifications at a very low cost. Unicaf University aims to offer students the chance to boost their knowledge and personal skills, advance their careers and build the lives they are dreaming of.

For the last two decades Unicaf’s associate institutions have been offering general scholarships to eligible international students. Graduates were able to make a significant contribution to their home countries at the highest level.

Contact info

Unicaf University

Old International Airport
7130 Larnaca
Cyprus

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