Doctor Degree

    Doctoral studies

    Regulations

     

    Doctoral studies in the School of Education - 2012

     

    Objectives

    The purpose of doctoral studies is to train students for independent research in education. Candidates must demonstrate a theoretical and methodological knowledge in the research field as well as appropriate abilities and skills for planning and implementing research and scientific writing.

     

    Doctoral studies in education have three tracks.

     

    1. Regular Track (Track A)

    Admission requirements:

    To apply for doctoral studies in education, the applicant must have a Master's degree in education from Track A (with thesis), with a GPA of at least 88 in all the courses and a thesis grade of at least 88. Admission requirements are subject to university regulations and those of School of Education programs.

     

    Applicant requirements:

     

    2. Direct Track

    Admission requirements:

    To apply for doctoral studies, the applicant must have a Bachelor's degree cum laude in education (with GPA of at least 95). Admission requirements are subject to university regulations and those of School of Education programs.

     

    Applicant requirements:

     

    3. Combined track

    The combined track is designed for Master's degree students in Track A (research track), who wish to start the doctoral studies before they begin their research work (thesis) for the Master's degree.

     

    Admission requirements:

    1. GPA of at least 90 in all Master's degree courses. 2. Submission of doctoral research proposal by the end of the second year of the Master's degree studies.

    Admission requirements are subject to university regulations and those of School of Education for the combined program.

     

    Applicant requirements:

    Note: Approval of the proposed research and its grade given by the adviser, make it possible for the candidate to receive a Master's degree.

     

     

    Supplementary studies for the doctorate

     

    Two groups of students are required to take supplementary courses toward the doctorate:

    a. Students with a Master's degree, with thesis, in fields related to education.

    b. Students with a Master's degree in education without a thesis.

     

    Admission to supplementary studies of students holding a Master's degree, with thesis, in fields related to education:

    To apply for doctoral studies, students with a Master's degree, with thesis, in fields related to education must have a GPA of at least 88 both in study courses and on the thesis. Admission requirements are subject to university regulations and those of the School of Education regarding doctoral studies.

     

     

    Study requirements:

    In the course of one year of supplementary studies doctoral students must take at least four supplementary courses recommended by the adviser and the Head of the Department, including at least one seminar and courses in statistics and research methods. After a student completes a year of supplementary studies with a GPA of at least 88 in all supplementary courses, the Doctoral Studies in Education committee recommends to the university Doctoral Studies committee that the student be accepted for doctoral studies in education on exceptional terms. After the student is admitted, his academic requirements are the same as in the regular track (Track A).

     

    All requirements are subject to university regulations regarding doctoral studies.

     

    Admission to supplementary studies of students holding a Master's degree in education, without a thesis:

    To apply for doctoral studies, students with a Master's degree in education, without a thesis, with thesis, must have a GPA of at least 95 in Master's degree study courses.

     

    Applicant obligations in the admission process:

     

    Study requirements:

    For more information and registration details, please contact: Ms. Diane Levitan, Bar-Ilan University, the School of Education (building 905, room 202), Doctoral Studies in Education, Ramat Gan 52900, Tel: 03-5317650 Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, between 8:30 and14:00. Email: toar3edu@mail.biu.ac.il.