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Entry Qualifications

The Professional Doctorate Programme is currently only available on a part time basis. A full time/International version of the programme is not currently available.

Applicants are expected to be active experienced professionals who have recently (within the last 6 years) been awarded a relevant Masters qualification Applicants must also be able to demonstrate that they have a minimum of three years senior management and /or business experience (DBA and DHSc); a minimum of 3 years educational experience, at an appropriate level (EdD).

Prior to commencing your studies or during the first few weeks of the programme, students will be required to apply formally for Recognition for Prior Credited Learning (RPCL) for the 180 credits at Level 7 unless the Masters qualification has been completed at the UoW.

International applicants (but please see para 1 above) will be required to demonstrate that they have the appropriate level of written and spoken English (normally IELTS score of 7 with a minimum score of 7 in written English). Entry qualifications for international students are guided by the National Academic Recognition Information Centre’s (NARIC) advice on international qualifications.

In keeping with University policy on widening participation and diversity the Programme encourages and welcomes the contribution of older learners and people from the widest range of social, economic and cultural backgrounds.