Professional Doctorate

The EPTH provides participants with the opportunity to study a Professional Doctorate (PhD) in either Agrifood or a specialist subject area.

The Professional Doctorate in Agrifood has been developed in conjunction with the agrifood industry as a highly flexible programme that can be tailored to individual training needs, to enable professionals working in the agrifood sector to undertake high level, structured, continuing professional development. Alternatively, a specialist Professional Doctorate programme allows individuals to focus on a particular area of interest.

Module Credits Required:

* The amount of credits required to earn a Professional Doctorate differs (from 360 – 540) based on the University you choose to study with.

Study/Assessment Format:

Dependent on particular programme and location of study. Please refer to the individual course pages for further details.

Avg. Timescale: 4 – 6 Years

How to Apply:

You can register for a Professional Doctorate programme via our online application form, which is available by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button on any PhD course information page. We will subsequently contact you with additional instructions for enrolling onto your course.

Choose Your PhD Course:

PhD Programme Information
Professional Doctorate Sustainable Food Quality for Health (University of Reading) The Professional Doctorate in Sustainable Food Quality for Health (DAgriFood) programme offers industry professionals the opportunity to develop their professional roles and to implement an independent programme of research within the workplace. The DAgriFood programme provides an award at doctorate level that is distinct from a traditional PhD award and is directly relevant to the needs of the individual’s professional work setting. The DAgriFood programme consists of a flexible taught component of postgraduate training coupled with a doctoral level research project conducted in the workplace.

What next?

A Professional Doctorate is the highest level of academic qualification offered through the EPTH.

On completion you will have become a valuable member of the EPTH community, and will be in an excellent position to advance your career in the agrifood industry.

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