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University of Technology, Jamaica - Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership and Management


This course of study builds on the Masters in Educational Leadership and Management to prepare: Principals, Vice Principals, Educational Researchers, Ministry Officials, University/College Lecturers, Educational Administrators. The course is designed to strengthen the leadership capacity of prospective candidates who hold academic management positions or aspire to be leaders in educational institutions. It involves an independent research that is focused on actual problems in educational organizations, making the dissertation practical and relevant to educational leadership and management.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership and Management will address the major issues and concerns in the education system. The aim is to deliver a programme of study in educational leadership which will equip school leaders with the requisite competencies for effectiveness.

  • Listing ID: 4680
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Educational Leadership and Management
  • Awarding Body: University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Qualification Level:
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • ISCED Code: 01 Education- 011 Education- 0111 Education Science
  • Qualification Developer: School of Technical and Vocational Education, University of Technology, Jamaica
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: All applicants for the PhD in Educational Leadership and Management course of study should possess a graduate degree (MEd. MA, MBA, MSc.) or its equivalent (at least 3.0 GPA) in education or a related field obtained from an accredited institution. Applicants are required to submit transcripts and satisfy an interview.
  • Number of Credits: 90
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