An emerging qualification meeting the increasing demands of today’s professional environments, Glasgow Caledonian's Professional Doctorate is an exciting alternative to the traditional PhD. Professional Doctorate study supports middle and senior managers in becoming highly-competent, strategically-focused researchers capable of demonstrating innovative, evidence-based solutions – outwith academia.
By addressing operational and strategic challenges within your own industry or organisation through relevant, applied research, you will equip yourself for demanding leadership roles and position your organisation as a true leader in the sector.
A Professional Doctorate is ideal for professionals who wish to:
Glasgow Caledonian University offers Professional Doctorate study for research into the following areas:
Professional Doctorate study takes the form of five one-week, campus based teaching blocks in January, April and September of your first year and January and May of your second year. The remainder of the course is built around independent, applied research undertaken in your own work environment.
Download the Programme Specification for a detailed breakdown of its structure, what you will learn and other useful information.
Visit the Professional Doctorate Framework page on the Glasgow Caledonian University website for more details!
The tuition fees you pay are mostly determined by your fee status