Professional doctorates offer students the chance to enhance their professional career to doctoral level enabling them to make a unique contribution to their profession, while continuing to work and progress in their field.
Studying for a doctoral course builds foundations of an academic career as well as enable to develop excellent research skills and become an expert in specific field while pursuing passion.
Professional doctorates have a focus on a specific professional context. As with any other doctoral research degree, students will need to produce a piece of original research . The difference is that their research will be informed by their own professional practice and will usually seek to develop understanding that contributes to professional practice more broadly.