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ED60341: Research enquiry: thesis for professional doctorate

[Page last updated: 05 August 2021]

Academic Year: 2021/2
Owning Department/School: Department of Education
Credits: 198 [equivalent to 396 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours:
Level: Doctoral (FHEQ level 8)
Modular (no specific semester)
Assessment Summary: OT 100%
Assessment Detail:
  • Research Enquiry Thesis (OT 100%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)

This is a tutor-supported piece of research which draws on your modular study and your existing work and/or interests. Your Research Enquiry will lead to one thesis of 45,000 words. Your Research Enquiry will be assessed through a viva voce examination at the university by a member of staff (not your supervisor) and by an external examiner, especially appointed to your thesis.

Programme availability:

ED60341 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Education


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