University of Wales Trinity Saint David offers two Professional Doctorate options for experienced practitioners to gain a Level 8 qualification. Each qualification is awarded based on the successful completion of a series of taught modules and a work-based research project of 60,000 words.
The Doctorate in Professional Practice (DProf) provides a structured programme of study through the delivery of taught modules, closely integrated with an individual’s professional career development. The programme is open to practitioners who should normally have a minimum of 5 years’ experience at a managerial or senior level within their professional area.
The Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) is widely recognised as the pinnacle of qualifications in the world of business and management. This DBA programme is designed to meet the needs of professionals working in Business Administration and Management related areas in the UK and international markets. The programme is open to candidates who have at least three years recent and relevant management experience.