University of East London

Course Introduction

The course is aimed at professionals who wish to enhance and/or validate data'centric, evidence'based approaches within their chosen career through a combination of taught modules and doctoral research. A cross'disciplinary approach is central to the delivery of this programme and is therefore suitable for professionals in a broad range of professional disciplines and areas of employment.

Course Modules

Modules include: Advanced decision making (taught element); applied research tools and techniques (taught); data ecology (taught); planning for doctoral research; qualitative data analysis; research method for technologists (taught); spatial data analysis (taught); work'based project review (taught); research thesis.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants for Professional Doctorate are normally expected to hold an Honours Degree with no less than an upper second class honours (2:1) in any relevant field in science, social'science and engineering disciplines. Alternatively, applicants can hold a degree qualification of an equivalent standard from a recognised university outside the U.K. Applicants holding an Honours Degree plus a recognised professional qualification can also apply. Professional Doctorate applicants are expected to be in or have had relevant professional employment.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
Professional Doctorate £12,100  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
Professional Doctorate £8,340  Academic year. First year home fees
6 years
Part Time
Professional Doctorate