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Education Sciences
PhD
Doctorate in Educational Sciences
The PhD in Education Sciences is a rigorous program providing candidates with the necessary guidance and skills to become independent researchers in the field 
Education Sciences at EUC
The faculty of EUC covers a wide range of research interests. Candidates are offered the opportunity for part-time or full-time engagement in the Department’s research programs on the basis of their specialization with the aim of acquiring the necessary experience in their chosen field. In parallel, during the course of their study, they could be employed as research assistants and, on the basis of their qualifications and experience, they would be able to engage in teaching undergraduate and/or post graduate courses under the supervision of Department members.

Program Summary

Languages: English | Greek
Duration:3 years
Mode of Study:On Campus
ECTS:180

Our graduates work in:

  • Public and Private Educational Institutions
  • State Education Departments
  • Research and Policy Analysis

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Call for Submission of Application for Doctoral Studies
The Ph.D. program in Education Sciences of the Department of Education Sciences announces a limited number of places for doctoral studies in the Fall Semester 2022 (commencing October 2022), in one/a combination of the following areas:
  • STEM/STEAM/STREAM Education
  • Teacher Professional Learning and Development
  • Intercultural Education/Education and Social Inclusion of Marginalized Groups
  • Assistive Technology and Inclusive Education
  • Disability Studies and Pedagogy of Inclusive Education
  • Educational Management and Leadership
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Language, Society and Education
Application, supporting material and admission procedure:
  1. The program is offered both in Greek and English.
  2. Interested applicants are expected to submit a research proposal with their application.
  3. The application is submitted using the special form available from this link
  4. The necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form.
  5. The final selection is based on assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and personal interview(s).
For further information, please contact Mr. Stephanos Theodosiou at the Office of Admissions at 22713000.
General Information for Doctoral Studies
European University Cyprus announces every academic year a limited number of places for doctoral studies in both Fall and Spring Semester (commencing September and February, respectively). Applications are submitted using the special application form available here link.  All necessary supporting material accompanying the application are described in the application form. Last day for submitting applications:
  • For Fall Semester: Initial deadline: 2 May (if positions remain available, additional applications for these positions are accepted by the 30 of May and the 31 of August per year)
  • For Spring Semester: 15 November per year.
The final selection is based on assessment of the applicant’s qualifications and personal interview(s). For further information, please contact Mr. Stephanos Theodosiou at the Office of Admissions at 22713000. SPECIFIC ADMISSION CRITERIA:
  1. Candidates must be holders of at least a B.A. or M.A. degree in the field of Education Sciences and have a strong academic background and a Grade Point Average (GPA) B or higher, in accordance with the EUC’s grading system.
  2. As part of their M.A. degree, candidates must have successfully passed one (1) course in Qualitative Research in Education and one (1) course in Quantitative Research in Education.
  3. The Department reserves the right to request from any applicant accepted to the program to take specified postgraduate courses and/or pass specified appraisals prior to admission.
  4. Candidates must have excellent knowledge of the English language (such as IELTS Academic International English exam achieving an overall grade of 6,5 or above or equivalent). This needs to be documented through an international English exam) both in:
  • Oral (ability to communicate in the field of Education Sciences in English)
  • Writing (ability to write in the field of Education Sciences in English)
View Past Dissertation Submissions here. View the past version of the program here.
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Degree RequirementsECTS
2
Specific Coursework/Courses30
3
Comprehensive Qualifying Examination10
4
Preparation and Submission of a Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal
20
5
Independent Research Work 90
6
Dissertation Defense30
7
Total Requirements180

Doctorate – Education Sciences

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Specific Coursework/Courses30 ECTS
2
CodeCourse TitleECTS
3
EDG700
Education Sciences: Epistemological and theoretical approaches
10
4
EDG710Advanced Methods in Qualitative Research10
5
EDG720Advanced Methods in Quantitative Research10
1
Comprehensive Exam10 ECTS
1
Preparation and Submission of a Ph.D. Dissertation Proposal10 ECTS
1
Ph.D. Fieldwork90 ECTS
1
Ph.D. Dissertation Submission and Defense 45 ECTS
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