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Hospitality, Events, Aviation and Tourism Professional Doctorate DProf

Hospitality, Events, Aviation and Tourism Professional Doctorate DProf

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

OCT

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Professional Doctorate

Subject areas

Aviation Hospitality / Catering (General) Tourism Meetings / Conferences / Events

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

The Professional Doctorate is the same level of academic qualification as a PhD (level 8) and is designed for experienced professionals who wish to undertake a programme that is applied in nature and of practical value to their career.

The programme recognises that real-world problems inhabit a space that is dynamic, multi-faceted and complex, and acknowledges this reality by adopting a multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary approach to reflect the professional world. The programme also incorporates the concept of self-reflection, critical reflective practice, and research methodology, with a practical approach to addressing workplace issues and making a distinctive contribution to the profession.

Course structure

Following successful completion of all five modules, you will work independently on your chosen research topic with support from your academic supervisors. During this phase of the programme, you will have the opportunity to attend a series of optional study days that cover a variety of topics to help you with your studies.

The final submission for the Professional Doctorate is either a report together with a portfolio of supporting evidence (totalling 80,000 words) or a thesis which will normally be around 80,000 words. The exact nature of your submission is decided in discussion with your Director of Studies. All candidates must also undergo a viva voce examination.

Modules

Professional Doctorate (360 Credits)
Practice-based Research 2 (30 Credits)
Planning And Contextualisation (60 Credits)
Practice-based Research (30 Credits)
Framing Professional Identity (30 Credits)
Critical Debate in Professional Practice (30 Credits)

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)

£7,750

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement for a research degree is a UK honours degree (first or upper second class) or a UK Masters degree or a qualification which is regarded as equivalent.