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DProf Project Management / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Doctor of Prof Management
Duration
72 months Part Time
Entry requirements
The minimum academic entry requirements for a Doctorate programme are either i) a First class UK Honours degree in a discipline directly relevant to the PhD, ii) an undergraduate degree at 2:1 or above and Masters award at Merit level in a discipline directly relevant to the PhD or iii) equivalent international qualifications.

In addition, applicants will need to demonstrate that their research project has a strong business case and seek buy-in and sponsorship at senior executive level in their respective organisations.  We also expect applicants to have significant professional work experience in their chosen domain.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
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Programme description

The aim of the Professional Doctorate Programme is to develop the capacity of the candidate to pursue research and scholarship.  At the end of the programme, candidates will make a significant and original contribution to knowledge in general, and to their workplace specifically.  The results of this research shall then be presented/collated in a thesis or other appropriate form at a standard/quality in keeping with peer-reviewed publications.

To achieve this aim, candidates will demonstrate an ability to meet the intended learning outcomes:

  • To discover, interpret and communicate new knowledge through original research and/or scholarship of publishable quality which satisfies peer review;
  • To present and defend research outcomes which extend the forefront of a discipline or relevant area of professional practice;
  • To demonstrate systematic and extensive knowledge of the subject area and expertise in generic and subject/professional skills;
  • To take an independent, proactive and self-reflective role in working
  • To develop professional relationships with others where appropriate;
  • To independently and proactively formulate ideas and hypotheses and to design, develop, implement and execute plans by which to evaluate these;
  • To critically and creatively evaluate current issues, research and advanced scholarship in the discipline and/or professional practice;
  • To develop advanced levels of interests and informed decisions about a discipline and/or professional practice;
  • To develop advanced levels of independent design and management of their learning activities;
  • To clearly communicate their research findings and conclusions, and;
  • To make an original contribution to their chosen field.

Open days

Our Postgraduate Research  Open Day  is held in October. However to find out more about the School we would encourage you to take an online tour of our facilities and hear from some of our current students and staff on our  Virtual Open Day  .

If you have any other questions about the  School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering  , please do not hesitate to contact us at:  pgr-mace@manchester.ac.uk

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £5,250
    International students (per annum): £11,250

Contact details

Academic department
School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 4345
Email
Website
http://www.mace.manchester.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-research/
Academic department overview
See: About Us .

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