PhD / Professional Doctorate

Why do a PhD or a Professional Doctorate?

Does the coveted title of ‘Dr’ appeal to you?  If yes, then you are at the right place. Irrespective of you choosing the PhD or professional doctorate, upon graduation you'll form part of an elite community of scholars. Both the PhD and professional doctorate will require rigorous coursework and dissertation in order to complete the study by research.


Difference between a PhD and a Professional Doctorate

Simply put, in PhD study students will focus on the ‘why’, while in the Professional doctorate students will focus on the ‘how’. If students are seeking to contribute in their field of study through discovery of new ideas, theories and knowledge then the PhD is the right choice. On the other hand, the Professional doctorate allows the students to focus their research on the practical application of knowledge and theories in the field of choice.

Interested in pursuing your Doctorate or PhD? You can explore our program offering with a request to speak to our Course coordinator.