Doctor of Philosophy in Development Education

A graduate degree program that focuses on the study of education within the context of social and economic development. The program covers various areas such as international development, community development, policy and administration, curriculum development, and instructional design.

Program Educational Objectives

The graduates of the program Doctor of Philosophy in Development Education are expected to have attained within three to five years after graduation the following:

  1. lead in their field of expertise and other inter-related disciplines as they utilize their skills in sound and defensible decisions in a broader perspective
  2. exhibit competence in the practice of their professions guided by the principle of social justice and common good
  3. practice and advocate fairness, equality and work ethic in the organization and community
  4. undertake and utilize quality researches for the advancement of knowledge and upliftment of the community
  5. participate in the delivery of social services that address the needs of the community, and
  6. show openness and tolerance to radical viewpoints affecting problems, issues and concerns as the aftermath of transformation, development, globalization, and internalization.

Program Outcomes

A Doctor of Philosophy in Development Education graduate should be able to:

  1. elucidate a highly advanced and scientific knowledge and skills in a highly specialized, interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary field of expertise
  2. utilize complicated/complex research, creative work, and/or professional practice with competence, either individually or in teams across interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary settings
  3. assume leadership in research and creative work in a challenging setting
  4. manifest a considerable level of independence and accountability to professional leadership for innovation, research and development management in highly specialized or interdisciplinary or multi-disciplinary field.