fees, and how to apply
Candidates must demonstrate that they have the potential to make the necessary doctoral-level contribution to knowledge within their field. This requires a combination of previous academic and professional achievement and will typically be demonstrated by the possession of:
- A 2:1 honours degree, or Master’s degree in a relevant discipline
- A relevant professional qualification or membership
- A minimum of 3 years’ relevant professional experience
It is however recognised that the requisite potential may also be demonstrated in other ways. If in doubt about your eligibility for the programme please contact me to discuss your particular circumstances. You will find my contact information on the home page.
Fees for the 2015/16 academic
session are £3,900 p.a. for candidates in years 1 and 2, dropping
to £2,026 p.a. in years 3, 4 and 5. Fees are then
charged at the same level in subsequent years,
subject to an annual adjustment in line with
If paying by direct debit the
annual fee can be paid in five equal instalments on
25th October, November, December, January and
The University provides some advice about sources of funding for postgraduate studies here. However, I am not aware of any external bursaries or special loan arrangements which are available for this programme. In practice, all our existing candidates are either self-funded or funded by their employer.
Applying for a place on the programme
There is only one intake of candidates per year. The next intake is in October 2015 (with the first workshop taking place on Saturday 10th October 2015).