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Professional doctorates

Professional doctorates are a flexible alternative to traditional PhD study. Carry out your research degree in your area of interest and expertise while continuing to work. You’ll add value to your organisation while enhancing your career prospects and expanding your professional network.

Find out about our Professional Doctorates

Business and Management


Health and Social Care


Practical Theology


and Technology

Research at ARU

From saving lives to conserving water, our research answers the questions that matter. Explore current projects and meet the academics behind them.

Support while you study

Find out more about our Doctoral School, which provides a supportive research environment where all our students can excel.

How to apply

Find out when and how to apply for a research degree at ARU – and who to contact if you have any questions.

Find out how to apply for a postgraduate research degree
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