Professional Doctorate in Education

Advance in your profession with a Professional Doctorate from ACT-EIU (Paris)

Asian College of Teachers (ACT), the leading teacher training organization in Asia, bagging prestigious awards and earning accolades across the globe has redefined Teacher Education by imparting training to teaching aspirants not only in modern pedagogical approaches but preparing reflective teachers with reformed mind-sets fit for 21stcentury classrooms. Now Asian College of Teachers (ACT) in academic collaboration with European International University (EIU-Paris) offers a Professional Doctorate for experienced professionals.

Duration: Up to 3 years
Fees: 2,00,000 INR (inclusive of taxes)
  • Admission to the Professional Doctorate is open to individuals from all disciplines
  • Recognised Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in any field or equivalent level
  • Life Experience 10+ years
  • English Level – IELTS Level 6.0 or equivalent
  • All degrees will be conferred by The European International University (EIU– Paris).
  • Students will also receive a Letter of Completion from Asian College of Teachers (ACT).
Application: Online application
Registration: Rolling

ACT’s professional Doctorate involves the following stages:

  • Complete the Point Based Application form to check your eligibility
  • Coursework 1 - Conducting Accurate Internet Research and Introduction to Research*
  • Coursework 2 – Understanding Education as a Discipline* 
  • Complete a Research paper of 15,000 words
  • A live online defence in front of a panel

*Through the course work, you will become familiar with the theoretical problems relevant to your professional field and reflect on how they can integrate these into your research project.

During a Professional Doctorate, a trainee needs to focus on:
1. Assessing the current state of knowledge in their field
2. Evaluating a real-world problem facing their industry
3. Understanding various research methods
4. Designing and conducting a research study
5. Expanding the body of industry knowledge through their research findings

  • Coursework 1 - Conducting Accurate Internet Research and Introduction to Research - 30 ECTS 
  • Coursework 2 – Understanding Education as a Discipline – 30 ECTS 
  • Dissertation (15,000 words research) - 90 ECTS
  • Viva Voce (Thesis defense) - 30 ECTS 
  • Total - 180 ECTS
  • Aids in career aspirations to pursue the highest professional degree of learning and development in a particular field of work
  • Develops professional expertise in the workplace
  • Imparts an improved sense of confidence in a precise field of work/career
  • Focuses on enhancing specific job-related competencies
  • Positions and strategically places experts in the field of employment by polishing & portraying their own unique competitive advantage
  • A futuristic program which aims at keeping you ahead with a ground-breaking qualification
  • Puts you ahead of others in terms of employability, personal - professional drive and satisfaction
  • A futuristic qualification guaranteeing better career prospects in the latest era of human evolution
  • Asian College of Teachers (ACT), an award-winning institution with a strong global presence and 600+ school network in Asia, provides research-led, broad range of courses in Education that prepare globally competent educators and leaders.
  • ACT provides world-class, international higher education curricula in Education led by an Academic Body comprising highly qualified and internationally accomplished educators and industry experts.
  • ACT is s accredited by Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC) and Education Quality Accreditation Commission (EQAC).
  • ACT's higher education programs are duly validated and certified by The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is affiliated to The European International University, EIU- Paris.
  • Students successfully completing ACT's degree courses will receive ACT's letter of completion as well as the Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or Professional Doctorate in Education from The European International University, EIU-Paris.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is a private, independent higher education provider. Read More
  • EIU – Paris, is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation.
  • The European International University, EIU-Paris is accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities (ASIC).
  • EIU-Paris is duly authorized as a Professional Training service provider in accordance with Article R.6351-6 of the French Employment Code, under the registration number: 11755784775, with the prefecture of the region of ILE-DE-FRANCE.
  • EIU – Paris holds organizational membership with CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL ACADEMICS, a U.K. and Wales registered R&D organization whose sole purpose is to enhance the visibility of research themes beyond global approaches and coverage.
  • ACT is a member of CPD Certification Service UK and ACT courses are accredited by the International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE) and endorsed by NCC Education, an Ofqual regulated awarding organization and a global provider of British education.

Admissions for online courses are rolling and you can start the course any day of the year. This online course will be available in the LMS for your access for 3 years.

  • Fees for this Professional Doctorate is:
    o 2750 USD – If paying from USA or paying in USD
    o 2400 GBP – If paying from UK or EU
    o 93000 Thai Baht – If paying in Asia
    o 2,00,000 INR– If paying in India
  • Digital Certificate is free of cost
  • Hard Copy Certificate dispatch fee is separate

Fees include all: Tax, Program of study, LMS access, study guide, evaluation and assessment, diploma, courier charges apply for Degree dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Paris. PD is conferred from European International University, Paris.

Refund Policy

  • Once trainees register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.
  • Once enrolled in the program and an individual wish to immediately pull out and before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from ACT
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds may take up to 3 months
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