Course Information and Fees

DEd: EDUCATION doctor educationis


DEd: (doctor educationis)

The purpose of this programme is to develop the competence to conduct independent research under minimal guidance in the field of education, training and development. Such research should contribute significantly to the body of knowledge through the understanding, application and evaluation of existing knowledge.

The Doctor Educationis is a post-graduate qualification aimed at creating opportunities for candidates to engage in highly advanced and specialised academic or professional study of and research into an aspect of education, training or development.

Career Opportunities
This qualification is relevant to educators in schools and technical colleges as well as subject advisors, education development officers and lecturers in higher education.

Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

Seventh Year

640 ZAR
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Minimum of two years

Course is offered on Mowbray Campus.

Course is offered on Wellington Campus.

NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2021 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning.



This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.