Doctor of Education

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Education Studies




4 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will be able to: link, in a coherent and rigorous manner, theory and research to questions of professional practice; meet high international standards in the quality of their scholarly work; be adept at presenting their work in conferences and seminars and in publishing their findings; value the process of peer review in advancing scholarly and professional understanding; adopt an investigative, probing, open-minded, reflective, dialogical stand in addressing scholarly and professional problems; draw on insights from their studies in seeking to make a worthwhile difference in the lives of others; be willing and able to demonstrate leadership in their domains of professional endeavour and have a strong sense of global awareness and participate actively in wider scholarly and professional communities.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

A Bachelor's degree or Master's degree plus normally a minimum of five years' experience in a professional role.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


4 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$5,720 $22,881
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$2,884 $11,537
Total $8,604 $34,418

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $83,000
Earnings range $67,000 - $95,000
In employment 58%
In further study 8%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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Where does this information come from?

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