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Professional Doctorate in Operational Excellence


University of Buckingham Buckingham Business School

Part time January, September Prof Doctorate 5 years

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Course Info

The Professional Doctorate in Operational Excellence is a unique part-time degree designed to enhance professional education and practice through rigorous research into complex management issues. It is envisaged that students holding the Professional Doctorate will ultimately lead communities of practice in their specialist profession.

This programme is aimed at senior business professionals aiming to take their career to the next level.

The Professional Doctorate award is distinct from a PhD award in the following respects:

  • The Professional Doctorate typically focuses on research ‘in’ rather than research ‘on’ organisations.
  • The thesis produced at the end of the programme will make an original contribution to practice within the relevant professional area or

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Entry Requirements

- A master’s degree from a recognised institution comparable/ equivalent to a British level 7 degree.
- A minimum of 5 years management experience at a senior level with practical knowledge of business or public organisations.
- A draft research proposal must be submitted and all prospective students will be interviewed, either in person or remotely.
- If your first language is not English, you will also need an IELTS score of 7.5.
Applicants without a master’s degree may still be eligible based on their professional experience and qualifications.


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