phd or professional doctorate?
We offer the choice of two doctoral routes- the traditional PhD route or the professional doctorate.
We host doctoral and research students from a range of subject areas representing staff expertise including: civil Engineering and Building Services Engineering; Planning, Housing and Human Geography; and Construction, Surveying and Project Management.
Alongside our existing DEng program, we have six doctoral programmes aimed at practising professionals in the built environment. Our professional doctorates will provide you the opportunity to demonstrate and develop advanced knowledge and skills necessary to undertake and complete a practical research and development project.