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Business and Management Higher Doctorate

Business and Management Higher Doctorate

Key information
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Qualification type

Higher Doctorate

Subject areas

Management Studies / Science Business Studies

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview:

A Higher Doctorate is awarded for published work of the highest quality. We ask candidates to submit a collection of their published work and a commentary that demonstrates its impact on the subject. Your application should be supported by a professor from the University of Sunderland.

There is a high level of scrutiny for all applications. The Higher Doctorate Panel includes the University’s Vice–Chancellor, and the examiners will be leading authorities in your field of study.

The University of Sunderland awards four Higher Doctorates:

Doctor of Letters (DLitt)
Doctor of Science (DSc)
Doctor of Technology (DTech)
Doctor of Laws (LLD)

Higher Doctorates are rarely awarded and they are elite qualifications that will mark you out as an outstanding contributor to your field.

You have the option to study this programme at our Sunderland campus or via distance learning. Higher Doctorates are awarded for research outputs of exceptional distinction.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

1 year

Start date

MAY

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£3,980

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,320

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants will typically be full-time members of the research staff of the University, or Visiting Professors, with at least three years of service. Applicants can also be people from outside the University who are leading authorities in their field. In this case, you should have a sponsor who is a professor on the full-time teaching staff of the University of Sunderland. You should have completed a Masters degree at least four years ago, or an honours degree at least seven years ago. We ask applicants to write a statement of no more than 1,000 words that outlines the significance of your contribution to knowledge and the impact within your chosen area.