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Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Auckland , North Island of New Zealand ,New Zealand

Doctor of Education

This is your opportunity to explore an area of your interest within the field of education. The Doctor of Education qualifies students as experts in their fields and enables practitioners from diverse education settings to extend their knowledge.

This professional doctorate suits teachers in early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary sectors who are committed to enhancing their contribution to their educational communities.

Campus Information

AUT NORTH CAMPUS

Our North Campus is on Auckland’s North Shore and offers facilities including student accommodation, cafes and our biggest sports centre.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 60

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Graduates will have skills that will assist them in a wide range of positions, including:

  • Educational management
  • Research
  • Civil service
  • Public institutional education
  • Formal and informal social and leadership roles
  • Senior roles in the education system

Graduates will also be favourably placed for promotion and leadership responsibilities.

PSW Opportunity

3 years

Your qualification at level 7 or higher is acceptable if your course lasted 30 weeks or more.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum entry requirements

Must have completed the following in a specialisation appropriate to the proposed research:

  • Master’s degree with honours OR
  • Bachelor’s degree with honours (equivalent to 4 years of study)

The degree must have a standard equivalent to first class or second class (first division) honours.

The degree should include advanced learning in research, execution of a research project and a written report on the research.

AND

A minimum of five years’ professional experience in the specific area of study

Other requirements

  • Supervision of the Doctor of Education thesis is subject to the availability of staff

  • Course Code: AK3685
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Doctoral Degree/PhD
  • Duration: 03 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 117603 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: N/A
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