Types of research degree
You will critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic, demonstrate an understanding of appropriate research methods and present and defend a thesis by oral examination.
- 2 years full time
- 3 years part time
Candidates will critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic, demonstrate an understanding of appropriate research methods and present and defend a thesis by oral examination. To be awarded a PhD you must make an independent and original contribution to knowledge.
- 3 years full-time
- 5 years part-time
This research-based doctorate is ideal for those people who are enthusiastic about learning and want to make a difference to the way that management and professional practice is developed in their specialism. Studying for a business doctorate allows you to develop evidence-based research and a full doctoral thesis, equivalent to a PhD, whilst continuing to pursue a career as a senior professional or manager.
- 4-6 years
This course is designed for professionals who want to further develop their knowledge and practice. We support you to conduct advanced-level research in education, making an original contribution to knowledge in your chosen area. You deepen your understanding of education policy and practice, and produce a thesis which can help advance both your career and the field of education itself.
- 4 years