Department

Education

Level

Postgraduate

Colleges

College of Economics & Social Development

Course Detail

The aim of PhD in Education program is to promote scholarship, research and service at national and international levels. The research-oriented doctoral program is the highest academic degree facilitating candidates to remain updated in research literature and conducting socially relevant and intellectually competent research studies in specialized areas. The program offers a range of courses in contemporary topics of education and development, assisting the scholars to compete for leadership positions.

Eligibility

Qualification:

  1. The candidates already holding an M.Phil./MS (Education) or equivalent will complete a course work of 24 credit hours from Column –I.
  2. The candidates already holding an M.Phil./MS or equivalent from other disciplines will complete a course work of 24 credit hours from Column –I and 4 deficiency courses from Column-III.
  3. The candidates coming after 16 years of education in the relevant discipline i.e., B.Ed/BS (Education) will be required to take 48 credit hours from Column-I and Column II.
  4. The candidates coming after 16 years of education from other disciplines will be required to take 48 credit hours from Column-I and Column II and 4 deficiency courses from Column-III.

(All candidates applying for Ph.D. must have at least a CGPA of 3.00 out of 4.00 in their last degree)

 

Testing Requirement:The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test administered by the Education Testing Service or a graduate admission test administered by the Education Testing Council.

 

 

Statement of Purpose:Required as part of the application to admission in PhD program.

 

 

Program Requirements

 

 

PhD requires completion of course work and dissertation/thesis. Minimum duration is 3 years and maximum are 8 years:

 

  • On completion of dissertation/thesis the student is awarded 30 credit hours
  • Any other HEC requirement
Column – I Column – II Column – III

Core Courses
PED701 Methods and Issues in Advanced Qualitative Research
PED703 Methods and Issues in Advanced Quantitative Research
PED705 Ways of Knowing
PED733 Designing and Developing a Research Framework

Elective Courses
PED741 Application of Research Methods in Education
PED831 Writing Proposals for Grants
PED833 Independent Research Study
PED835 Global Insights in Teacher Education
PED837 Research & Innovation in Educational Leadership
PED820 Innovations & Pedagogies in Teacher Education  
PED839 Designing & Conducting Action Research in Education
 

Core Courses
MPE610 Philosophical Foundations in Education
MPE620 Analysis of Educational Policies
MPE625 Authentic Assessment in Education

Elective Courses
MPE706 Global Trends in Education
MPE711 Readings and Critical Analysis in Education
MPE714 Innovations and Technology in Education
MPE717 Teacher Education
MPE721 Edupreneurship in the Changing World
MPE725 Distance Learning in 21st Century
MPE727 Lifelong Learning in Changing Contexts
MPE730 Planning Developing and Evaluating Curriculum

Deficiency courses
BED203 Foundation and history of Education 
BED301 Curriculum Development 
BED233 Evaluation and Assessment 
BED341 Teacher Education

 

NB: It is mandatory for students to attend defense sessions given by MPhil and PhD candidates.

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