Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

PhD / Doctorate


48 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with our Doctor of Education program, meticulously crafted for seasoned professionals in the realm of education and its allied fields. In an era defined by dynamic shifts and evolving paradigms, our program stands as a beacon of innovation and scholarly pursuit. Rooted in a collaborative cohort model, it fosters a vibrant community of scholars committed to pushing the boundaries of educational inquiry.

Our Doctor of Education isn’t just a degree; it’s a testament to your dedication to leadership and scholarly excellence. Through a structured and supportive framework, we empower you to delve deep into the heart of educational research, bridging the gap between theory and practice.


In today’s fast-paced world, the demand for visionary leaders in education has never been higher. Our Doctor of Education program not only equips you with the knowledge and skills to thrive but also propels you towards a future of limitless possibilities.

Join a community of trailblazers as you embark on a journey that transcends conventional boundaries. With a curriculum designed to foster innovation and critical thinking, our program empowers you to shape the future of education. Whether you aspire to lead transformative initiatives or drive policy change, our program provides the platform for you to realize your ambitions.

Admission Requirements

  • an Aotearoa New Zealand bachelor’s degree with First or Second Class Honours; or
  • a master’s degree with Distinction or Merit; or
  • an approved qualification of equivalent standing.
  • CAE or CPE: Score of 176 with a minimum of 169 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • IELTS Academic: An average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • NZAPA: English New Zealand Accredited Pathway Assessment Level 3
  • NZCEL: Level 5
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 58
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening

The EdD contains two parts:

  • Part I – a research portfolio (120 points)
  • Part II – a thesis (240 points)
  • Domestic — $7,627
  • International — Not available to international students

Future Career Outcomes

Elevate your career trajectory with our Doctor of Education program, where success stories are not just a possibility but a reality. Our alumni are making waves in diverse fields, from academia to policymaking, showcasing the versatility and impact of our program.

With a keen understanding of industry demands, our graduates are sought after for their innovative thinking and leadership prowess. Armed with a wealth of skills and knowledge, they are poised to make a meaningful difference in the ever-evolving landscape of education.

Visa Requirements:

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