The Doctor of Education degree from Unicaf University
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.
- A high-level academic study of a range of educational and professional issues
- Four tutored units and a supervised research component
- Will enable you to make a contribution to knowledge through unit assignments, and through your dissertation
- Focus on the interplay and relationship between professional practice and scholarship
- Educational Research: Philosophy and Practice
- Managing Teaching and Learning Methods
- Educational Policy: Theory and Practice
- Educational Management, Leadership and Administration
- Dissertation (Part 1)
- Dissertation (Part 2)
- Dissertation (Part 3)
- Dissertation (Part 4)
Applicants should normally have (or expect to be awarded) a Master's in a relevant subject area. You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren't a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level. We accept a wide range of international qualifications. Students are advised to contact the Office of Admissions to find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world.
English language requirements
If English isn't the first language of the applicant, or he/she has not completed his/her studies in the English language, he/she will need to meet our English language requirements which are:
IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the writing component and no individual component lower than 6.0). You can also meet the English requirements if you pass the English Placement Test with a minimum 6.5 equivalence (provided that the score in each individual component is no less than 6.0).
Minimum 2 Years
Maximum 6 Years
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the eligibility requirements that candidate should have to be able to join the UNICAF Scholarship programme?
To apply for the UNICAF Scholarship programme, candidates should:
Which programs can I study with the help of a scholarship?
Do I need to have work experience to apply?
Work experience is not required for admission, although having relevant work experience may help you in cases where an applicant’s academic qualifications do not fully satisfy the admissions criteria.
Will my degree have the same value as one earned on campus?
Yes of course. The degree you earn will hold the same value, acceptance, and credibility as any equivalent degree earned in a traditional campus environment.
If my academic qualifications are not in English, do they need to be translated?
All academic qualifications need to be translated to English.
Is it UNICAF a full 100% scholarship programme?
No! UNICAF gives partial scholarship opportunities up to 80%.
What if I cannot provide proof of English Proficiency?
Applicants, who are unable to provide recognized proof of English Proficiency, will be given the opportunity to take the English Placement Test (EPT).
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Will my degree state”online” on it?
The degree you earn will be the same as any equivalent degree earned in traditional campus environment.
Will I be able to take part in the graduation ceremony?
Sure! Once you have successfully completed your degree, you will be eligible to participate in the ceremony.
Is there a training course before to start my studies?
Yes! UNICAF offers an induction course for students which help them acquire all the necessary introductory knowledge on the use of VLE and other UNICAF systems.
What are the payment fees that I have to pay?
Payment fees depend on the University you choose to study with and the scholarship that you are eligible to earn.