Ph.D in Education

Programme Information

Required Credits/Units: 360

The Unicaf University PhD in Education is awarded on the basis of a research dissertation (240 credits) and also incorporates a preparatory taught element (120 credits) that provides students with the necessary tools to undertake their research, appreciate current research issues in the field of Education, and assume future leadership roles in their respective institutions. It is the field of focus of the dissertation (67% of total credits), rather than that of the taught modules (33% of total credits) which imparts the name “Education” to the qualification.

Programme Outline

Foundation Courses

Code Course Title Credits
UU-D-IND100 Induction Module 0.00

Core Units


Code Course Title Credits
UU-PhD-801 Research Methods 30.00
UU-PhD-802 Current Issues in Management Research 30.00
UU-PhD-803 Leadership 30.00
UU-PhD-830 Educational Management, Leadership and Administration 30.00
UU-PhD-EDUC-895 Ph.D Education Comprehensive Examination 0.00
UU-PhD-EDUC-900-1 Ph.D Education Dissertation (Part 1) 60.00
UU-PhD-EDUC-900-2 Ph.D Education Dissertation (Part 2) 60.00
UU-PhD-EDUC-900-3 Ph.D Education Dissertation (Part 3) 60.00
UU-PhD-EDUC-900-4 Ph.D Education Dissertation (Part 4) 60.00
UU-PhD-EDUC-995 Ph.D Education Doctoral Dissertation Examination 0.00


Ph.D in Education
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