Postgraduate Research

A postgraduate research degree at the University of Sunderland in London is built around blending professional practice with academic theory. You will focus on developing pragmatic solutions for your workplace, bringing the theory you learn back to your employers to help improve your business through a solid foundation in academic research.

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Our postgraduate research degree is a professional doctorate focusing on the interconnections between your business and the research sector. Find out more below.

Postgraduate Courses

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DProf Professional Doctorate

Explore the link between issues in the professional practice with relevant academic theory, and apply this to the critical investigation of problems, the creation of solutions, and the introduction of change in the workplace. Develop pragmatic solutions by gaining a wider perspective on issues in the professional role, and draw theory from different academic disciplines to synthesise diverse ideas.

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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Refine your own agenda and do what you find interesting every day. Develop mastery of research methods that are appropriate to your chosen field. Discover things that no-one else has ever discovered.

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Studying for your postgraduate research degree with the University of Sunderland in London sets you up to reach further and make a bigger impact in your career, with a focus on improving key aspects of your current employment. Our DProf course offers a diverse range of research opportunities, allowing you to cater your work to the specific requirements of your company whilst studying in a conducive learning environment for researchers.

You will be based at the University of Sunderland in London building in Marsh Wall Place. Situated just a stone’s throw from London’s financial district of Canary Wharf, you will have access to a close-knit community of staff and students, along with all the facilities you’ll need for your degree. Our on-campus library, IT resources and a host of workspaces are just some of what our campus can offer you.

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