Doctorate of Education (EdD)

The following courses make up your programme’s curriculum, there is also details for students who may have opted for a part time masters. 

For more detail on course assessment and intended learning outcomes, you can view all course specifications via the course catalogue and matching the course to its code starting with EDUC. 

Over the course of three years, you will complete six core courses, normally 2 courses a year until all are completedMoving onto the research years you will complete a dissertation over a two year period.  


Year 1, 2 and 3 
Semester 1 

  • Critical Reflection (EDUC 5049)
  • Educational Futures (EDUC 6030)
  • Open Studies 1 (EDUC 6031) 

Semester 2

  • Education Policy (EDUC5073)  
  • Lifelong Learning (EDUC6033)  
  • Ethics and Education (EDUC6007)  
  • Open Studies 2 (EDUC 6032) 


Research year 4 

  • Dissertation 1 (EDUC 6001)  

Research year 5 

  • Dissertation 2 (EDUC 6002) 


Further Support 

If you encounter any issues with registering and enrolling, you can also raise a support call using the self-service UofG Helpdesk 
Please visit the Registry how to guides for any further information on the enrolment and registration process. 


Registration for the 2020/21 academic year 

The University has additional information available to students via the Coronavirus FAQs on arrangements for the 2020/21 academic year.