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Professional Doctorates are awards conferring intellectual and professional distinction which recognise the achievements of senior practitioners in a range of disciplines.

The courses are an alternative to traditional PhD study, based on taught programmes with a research element, and are particularly suited to professionals who are seeking CPD.

The University offers the following Professional Doctorate programmes:

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For admissions enquiries please contact Postgraduate Research (PGR) Admissions on 01244 511358 or email

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