University of Salford
This course introduces students to a step-by-step methodology which they can follow to achieve their doctorate. Studies will take the form of distance learning supplemented by occasional workshop sessions.
Entry is possible with a 1st Class or upper 2nd Class undergraduate degree. Applicants with a lower 2nd Class undergraduate degree must also have a Master's degree. For the DBEnv programme membership of a professional body is required, as well as 3 years' of work experience in a relevant profession. Students whose 1st language is not English will need to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language (IELTS, TOEFL or equivalent qualification).
Modules include: Academic and professional knowledge in the built environment; knowledge development through reflective practice; practice-based theoretical study; research approaches and methodologies in built environment practice; preliminary practice-based investigation; thesis.
Assessment includes: Each of the 1st 4 credit-bearing modules are assessed by a 5,000 word written assignment. The 5th credit-bearing module is assessed by a 15,000 to 20,000 word dissertation. All of the above submissions can subsequently be incorporated into the final thesis. The doctorate is awarded on the basis of a 70,000 to 90,000 word thesis
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Professional Doctorate||Part-time||£ 3,900 per Academic year (home fees)||5 years|
|Professional Doctorate||Part-time||£ 12,540 per Academic year (overseas fees)||5 years|
|Professional Doctorate||Part-time||£ 3,900 per Academic year (EU fees)||5 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Salford||Salford||M5 4WT||North West|
0161 295 4545