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University of Sunderland

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  • Qualification

    Professional Doctorate

  • Location

    University of Sunderland

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    01-OCT-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

The Professional Doctorate is the same level of academic qualification as a PhD (level 8) and is designed for experienced professionals who wish to undertake a programme that is applied in nature and of practical value to their career.

The programme recognises that real-world problems inhabit a space that is dynamic, multi-faceted and complex, and acknowledges this reality by adopting a multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary approach to reflect the professional world. The programme also incorporates the concept of self-reflection, critical reflective practice, and research methodology, with a practical approach to addressing workplace issues and making a distinctive contribution to the profession.

Why us?

  • A doctorate is one of the most internationally transferable qualifications
  • The first 18 months of the programme has a taught element and is designed to prepare you for working and thinking at a doctoral level
  • The remainder of the programme is research only based where you will work with a supervisory team of academic staff (research phase)

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 7,750per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sunderland

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Sunderland, Edinburgh Building, City Campus, Chester Road, Sunderland, Sunderland, SR1 3SD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    97th out of 104 41

  • Entry standards

    / Max 231
    88 39%

    100th

    27
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58.0 58%

    83rd

    46
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    50th

    44

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