Designed to meet the needs of practicing educators aiming to enhance their capacities within the industry.
Focuses on praxis and the continuous development of the candidate as a professional within the educational sector.
Prioritizes pragmatic and workable techniques over theoretical analysis.
Emphasizes international education and the creation of local solutions within a globalized context.
Candidates may be admitted into the Bachelors’ programme with any of the following qualifications :
Who should do the D.Ed?
Academically qualified individuals with working experience in the education sector for a number of years; with a working familiarity with either a teaching, management or administrative role
Individuals with a strong desire to address or resolve a specific issue or area within his or her professional practice (as opposed to a specialized study of a narrow theoretical field)
Individuals who have completed a Masters program.
Why is UCF’s D.Ed special?
Our D.Ed is a professional doctorate and designed for working professionals who have practical experience in their field and want to increase their knowledge, advance their careers, and translate their work experience into a higher position of credibility, leadership, and influence. Our professional doctorate programme can help you learn how to:
Evaluate the relevance of current and emerging theories and practices within your field related to education.
Formulate effective solutions to complex, real-world problems common to education and leadership.
Apply current research to practical problems in the context of 21st century education.
Design rigorous research that expands the professional body of knowledge in your field.
Offers specialisation in 3 areas:
Full delivery of course available online (with option of face-to-face if candidate wants to visit the campus).