Doctor of Education (EdD)

General Requirement

Applicants should normally hold a Master’s degree in the discipline of education or a cognate field relevant to their chosen Specialized Area, plus four years’ professional experience.  Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview.


English Language Requirements

Applicants are expected to demonstrate a high standard of competence in spoken and written English.  Applicants whose entrance qualification is obtained from an institution in a non-English speaking system should normally fulfil one of the following minimum English proficiency requirements:

  • Overall score of IELTS 6.5 with no subtest lower than 6.0; or
  • A TOEFL score of 80 (internet-based test); or
  • Other equivalent qualifications.*

* The College English Test (CET) is not accepted as an equivalent qualification.


Individual Specialized Area such as Language Education (English) may have higher requirement.