Our DProf and DBA are designed to enable high-performing professionals to stimulate organisational development and contribute to wider debates in their field.
Our DProf and DBA participants become active members of our research community. Members of this community are true practitioner-researchers who aim to develop strategic practice and contribute to wider debates associated with the contemporary issues impacting in their field.
We are now seeking strong applicants for our October 2018 intake, who can develop and contribute high-impact research to our areas of expertise (see our expertise here).
If you have any enquiries about this course, please contact the Department of using these contact details.
Why Study Doctor of Professional Studies (DProf) - Negotiated Studies with us?
Our DProf participants become active members of our research community. Members of this community are true practitioner-researchers who aim to develop strategic practice and contribute to wider debates associated with the contemporary issues impacting in their field.
The Faculty has a strong track record of facilitating organisational development across sectors. You can fast track your doctoral journey by getting recognition for your previous Master’s-level achievements. You can target strategic workplace issues and challenges for organisational and even sectorial change and benefit. You can contribute to and engage with our growing doctoral and researcher community. You will be able to network with researchers recognised as creating world-leading research (Research Excellence Framework 2014).
It is expected that participants will apply for the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning for the first stage of the doctoral course: A Master’s award related to the expected area of research.
Open Days 2017
Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it’s really like to study at the University of Chester.
- Saturday 28th October (MA Art Therapy only)
- Saturday 21st October