DProf Doctorate in Professional Practice / Application and selection
Year of entry: 2023
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How to apply
If you wish to be considered for Doctorate in Professional Practice and meet our eligibility criteria, you must complete the online admissions application form to apply for this programme. Ensure you include all required supporting documents at the time of submission, or this may delay the processing of your application.
Applications must be submitted online well in advance of your anticipated start date to be considered. You will not be able to apply after these deadlines have passed.
- September entry only: 15 June (year of entry)
Advice to applicants
In addition to the formal online application, you should send all supporting documents (Brief Professional CV, Identified training needs relevant to the project, Research proposal, transcripts, certificates, Letter of support from employer/line manager, English language ability (if applicable)).
About the Research Proposal
The doctorate research proposal should consist of:
- Background summary (1500 words)
- Research proposal (1500 words) to include aims and hypotheses, methodology (sample to be accessed, measures suitable, ethical considerations), and description of proposed analysis.
- Impact (300 words)
- Lay summary (300 words).
About the Portfolio of Evidence
You must present a portfolio of evidence / an evidence library of approximately 5,000 words that demonstrates that you are working at level 8 (doctoral level professional work) (APEL equivalent to 30 credits).