Joint PhD educational studies

FLEXIBLE STUDY

 

3 UNIVERSITIES | 3 FIELDS OF STUDY | July 2025 START

The Joint PhD in Educational studies program provides flexibility

Flexible study options

  • 2 in-person classes and each class is only 1 month (July, annually) in duration.
  • The remaining required courses are online/independent study.

Access to highly qualified expert faculty

  • Courses are taught and doctoral committees are formed from the highly qualified faculty from the partner universities of Brock, Lakehead and Windsor.

    Become an expert in one of the following Fields of Study

    • Cognition and Learning
    • Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
    • Social/Cultural/Political Contexts of Education

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    3 UNIVERSITIES | 3 FIELDS OF STUDY | 2024 START

    Thank you for your interest in the Joint PhD in Educational Studies Program.​ The online application system for the 2024 Academic Year is now open – the deadline to receive all required documents is November 15, 2023.

    Joint PhD in Educational Studies Program

    Experts In Every Subject

    The Joint PhD in Educational Studies is offered by Lakehead University, the University of Windsor and Brock University.  In bringing together a high number of qualified faculty with a broad spectrum of expertise and research interests, the program provides enhanced opportunities for depth and breadth in supervisory expertise. As well, it provides opportunities in generating new knowledge and directions in research. With a focus on nurturing students as developing scholars and leaders we promote professional development through collaboration fostering links between schools and universities, and promote partnerships locally, nationally, and internationally.

    Individualized plan of study

    Inter-university teams of instructors and supervisory committees

    Full-time and part-time study (part-time available at Brock only)

    Face-to-face and web-based instruction

    Collaboration across universities

    Comprehensive portfolio

    An innovative personalized approach to comprehensive examinations

    Three Fields of Study

    Cognition and Learning

    Critically examines the cognitive, behavioural, social-emotional, and cultural processes of educators and students by drawing upon psychology, philosophy, sociology, sciences, and other disciplines.

    Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

    Explores the ethical, social, cultural, philosophical, and historical aspects of educational policy, leadership, and organizations.

    Social/Cultural/Political Contexts of Education

    Draws upon the humanities, sociology, cultural studies, anthropology, history, politics, and arts in relation to education.

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