Postgraduate research Professional doctorates
Professional Doctorates are equivalent to a PhD and allow working professionals to undertake research focussing on their specific professional context. The courses are typically taught in the first year, with emphasis on research methods and skills, followed by a period of independent research that seeks to develop new knowledge in professional practice within each professional field.
Our professional doctorate courses
Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA)
Specifically designed for Business and Management professionals. Available part-time over four years.
Doctorate of Information Science (DInfSci)
For professionals in the field of Information Science. Available full-time over three years or part-time over four years.
Doctorate of Education (EdD)
Providing the opportunity for educationalists to develop their area of academic expertise by undertaking research that is strongly aligned to roles and practice.
Doctorate of Educational Psychology (DEdPsy)
A flexible research degree designed to meet the needs of practising Educational Psychologists (EPs) with at least one year’s experience in the field.
Engineering Doctorates (EngD)
The Doctorate in Engineering (EngD) is a doctorate in Engineering typically focussed around an industrial problem, and is undertaken in conjunction with an industrial partner. The integrated programme of taught courses ensure the development of a practising researcher who can lead and innovate the development of products, processes and services in industry.