Research course

Professional Doctorate in Science and Technology

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Technology

Entry requirements

Entry to the professional doctorate programme will normally require a first or upper second class honours degree. You’re also expected to have extensive professional experience, together with the opportunity to undertake research related to your current role and organisation.

For more details please visit the university website.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

On this research course we can offer supervision in specialisms including animal and environmental sciences, biomedical science, built environment, computing, engineering, molecular biology, psychology, sound engineering or sport and exercise science.

Throughout your studies you’ll have high-quality distance learning facilities online, complementing the workshop activities.

For more details please visit the university website.

Information for international students

For more details about fees, fundings and scholarships please visit the university website.

Fees and funding

Aside from self-funding or funding by your employer, charities and trusts (competitively sought after, as are Research Council Awards), or career, graduate, and professional study loans may be available. Click: for information on educational trusts, or click: for bank loans at competitive rates. Alternatively, visit your local high street bank for more information.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
60 months

Further details of qualification

Although you are required to attend just five workshops a year, our distance learning environment means you will have full support of our experienced supervisory staff throughout the entire programme. And you just as importantly, you will be part of an online community of professional doctorate candidates, each carrying out research in a related field. So not only will you enjoy the support of your peers, you will also be encouraged to challenge each other's thinking and explore new areas and ideas.

Course contact details

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