Bournemouth University

Professional Practice

The professional doctorate is awarded to a candidate who, having critically investigated and evaluated an approved organisation-centred topic resulting in a fundamental advance in organisation-centred performance, or professional practice topic resulting in a fundamental advance in theory and practice, and demonstrated an understanding of appropriate research methods, has presented and defended a thesis, by viva voce, to the satisfaction of the examiners.

Course modules

There are no taught units resulting in the course being very flexible, there are 4 elements to the course: research; practice development; literature review; personal narrative.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DProf Part-time January 2018 GBP 6,750 per (Year 1) 5 Years
DProf Part-time January 2018 GBP 2,100 per (Year 1) 5 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lansdowne Campus Bournemouth BH1 3JJ South West

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