Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

The doctorate of philosophy program that we offer focuses on education technology and is designed for educators, learning support, and administrators, at the K12 or postsecondary level, who wish to engage in analysing and contributing to research in the area of education technology.

Sample Program

Required courses

EDCI 614 Discourses in Educational Studies (1.5)
EDCI 681 Advanced Research Design (1.5)
EDCI 693 Candidacy Examination (3.0)


Approved by the academic supervisor (3.0)


EDCI 699 PhD Dissertation (30)

Total: 39.0 units


The doctorate of philosophy is offered with two core courses in face-to-face format (one in the Fall term and one in the Spring term) and the remaining electives being selected with approval by the supervisor. These electives can be done face-to-face or online with courses at UVic, or they may be taken from others universities that participate in the Western Dean’s Agreement. There may be opportunities from time to time to participate in the core courses remotely. If you need to take the core courses via video conference, please reach out to the educational technology area advisor.


Program Contact

Graduate Advisor

Graduate Secretary

Department Of Curriculum and Instruction
Faculty of Education