Professional Doctorate in Science and Technology DProf

Research ( part-time)

Chelmsford, Cambridge

January 2017, June 2017, April 2017, September 2017

Intermediate award: MProf

Part-time, from 36 to 70 months.

Part-time (following full-time Stage 1), from 32 to 60 months.

Overview

Our work-based blended learning approach, with online distance learning and cohort-based workshops, gives the Professional Doctorate (DProf) the flexibility to combine doctoral level research with your full time career. Whatever your area of professional practice in science and technology we can offer supervision to guide you through your research degree. With a DProf you can expect to make a substantial contribution to the development of professional practice in your area.

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Full description

Supervision and support

You’ll have the full support of our academic team, via a Virtual Learning Environment that puts study management tools, periodicals and other materials at your fingertips.

We make full use of Skype and Communicator for formal, face-to-face supervisory sessions and you can contact us any time to discuss the different aspects of your work.

The five workshops each year take place on-campus.

We’ll provide comprehensive research training in areas such as academic writing and publishing, research methods, subject developments, data analysis, conference skills and presentation.

You can also present your work at our annual research and scholarship conference, network with delegates from around the world and attend a variety of workshops and presentations.

Where you'll research

Your faculty

The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate. 

Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.

Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.

Where can I study?

Chelmsford
Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Cambridge
Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

UK & EU students 2016/17 (Stage 1) (part-time, per year)

£2,600

UK, EU & International 2016/17 Bench fee ranges from 1000 to 7000

£1,000

Writing up, 2016/17 (UK & EU students)

£1,300

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Funding

For advice on funding and scholarships please visit our finance pages for postgraduate students and researchers. Where available, the ARU jobs search lists research positions/scholarships.

You might also find The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding helpful.

ARU research

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Anglia Ruskin's academic excellence was recognised in 2014, as part of the Research Excellence Framework (REF), an exercise which assesses the quality of academic research. Twelve areas of our work were classed as generating world-leading research. The results showed that we're making a significant impact on economies, societies, the environment and culture in all corners of the globe.

Careers

This Professional Doctorate will give you a unique, challenging and deeply rewarding experience. It gives you the opportunity to research an issue or problem of particular significance and relevance to your practice, demonstrating your leadership and developing your expertise.

The DProf will make a significant contribution to the development of your profession. It will add value to your organisation and will enhance your career prospects. You will expand and strengthen your professional networks and raise your profile within your professional context.

Contact details

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If you're interested in finding out more about research study opportunities, please email fst-research@anglia.ac.uk

Entry requirements

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Main

You’re expected to have extensive professional experience, together with the opportunity to undertake research related to your current role and organisation. Direct entry requires a Masters degree but we offer a pre-entry Understanding Research programme for those without.

International students

  • If English is not your first language, you'll require a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent test score).
  • It's possible that research in this area will need an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate. If we make you an offer to study with us we'll also give you the information you need to apply to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for your ATAS certificate. Receiving the ATAS certificate takes approximately four weeks.
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International students

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

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English language requirements

If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.

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Improving your English language skills

If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.

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UK & EU applicants

01245 68 68 68

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International applicants

+44 1245 68 68 68

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