Doctor of Education Creative & Media

This online part-time course supports educational professionals to conduct doctoral research into their own professional practice in education.

Why study the Doctor of Education Creative & Media at BU?

  • This course will help you become a doctoral researcher and improve your professional practice to impact on teaching and learning
  • You will be supported by the course team, fellow students, members of The Centre for Education, Media and Practice (CEMP) and our active group of Visiting Fellows and Professors
  • During the taught phase you’ll be trained in a cohort on the conceptual frameworks for educational research, methodology, ethics, literature reviewing and data collection
  • In the supervised stage you'll be supported in conducting your project to completion and publication.

Enhancing your professional practice

You will join a community of practitioners, teachers and educators, all sharing good practice and working collaboratively to address common issues around creative and media education. The time you spend at work contributes directly to the requirements of the programme; what you learn immediately feeds into your professional practice.​

Key information

Next start date:

October 2022, October 2023


Bournemouth University, Lansdowne Campus


48-84 months part-time online

Entry requirements:

A Bachelors Honours degree at 2:1 or equivalent, or a Masters-level qualification, PGCE or equivalent professional experience in education, including research activity judged by the programme team to be satisfactory for admission to a doctoral programme.

International entry requirements:

If English is not your first language you’ll need IELTS 6.5 (Academic) or above. For more information check out our international entry requirements.

Course details

Entry requirements

Your application

Fees and funding

As part of your application, you will need to specify how you plan to fund your studies.

The Doctoral College can provide advice on different opportunities to access funding. BU also offers a number of fee discounts

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