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1 Alternative Routes to Doctorate Qualification Professor Sandra Watson Associate Dean Academic Development Edinburgh Napier Business School

2 Range of Options PhD-Research Doctorate PhD by Published Work Professional Doctorates Doctor of Business Administration Doctor of Education

3 Doctorate A doctorate is an academic degree or professional degree that in most countries represents the highest level of formal study or research in a given field. ( Wikipedia, 2010)

4 Doctorate Criteria The creation and interpretation of new knowledge. A systematic acquisition and understanding of a substantial body of knowledge, at the forefront of academic discipline or area of professional practice. Ability to conceptualise, design and implement a project for the generation of new knowledge, applications or understanding at the forefront of the discipline. A detailed understanding of applicable techniques for research and advanced academic enquiry (Framework for Higher Education Qualifications, 2001)

5 Research Doctorate Recognition of academic research that is able to be published in a peer-reviewed academic journal. Submission of a substantial body of original research. Thesis or dissertation Portfolio Assessed by committee of examiners. Oral examination-viva?

6 PhD by Published Work Requires to demonstrate an academic rigour in the understanding of the subject area. Academic merit of published work. Ownership of published work. Demonstrate research skills. Eligibility- often restricted. Prima facie stage- case that publications can be presented in a coherent way, contextualised and analytical way.

7 PhD by Published Work Compilation of coherent body of work centred around and includes published papers. Length? No of articles required? Restrictions on nature and currency? Time bound A reflection of these works, demonstrating contribution to knowledge, in an analytical and critical manner. Where is the contribution to knowledge? Research findings in published works? Critical account of the contribution as presented in the thesis/report?

8 Professional Doctorate A professional doctorate is one where the field of study is a professional discipline and where students are supervised within professional contexts and/or within the university but in relation to that context (Powell and Long, 2005). Balance between taught and research components Notion of cohort learning Learning methods Transferrable skills Ways of assessing Proliferation of titles

9 What is a DBA? The DBA is primarily designed to enable a significant contribution to the enhancement of professional practice in the business area through the application and development of theoretical frameworks. This may be contrasted to the PhD which places more emphasis on the development of new knowledge and theoretical perspectives. (Association of Business Schools)

10 The DBA Structure STAGE 1 STAGE 2 Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 October March April- September October- January February- August September - full year Programme Induction & Unit 1: Researching Business Week of attendance Unit 2: Current Issues in Business & Management Research Annual Review Week of Attendance Unit 3: Understanding Research Philosophies Week of Attendance Unit 4: Research Design Annual Review Week of attendance Unit 6: Thesis/Portfolio and Viva Preparation & Completion and submission of the thesis/ portfolio of papers, and CPD portfolio. Annual Review Unit 5: Continuing Professional development (CPD)

11 The DBA Journey 1 Structured Learning Units Unit 1: Researching Business Supervision Meetings Development of your individual research topic Key milestones 2 Unit 5: CPD Unit 2: Current issues in Business & Management Research Unit 3: Understanding Research Philosophies Unit 4: Research Design Communities of Practice Feedback Mentors RD4: Formal Summary of Progress RD5: Transfer Review and Report 3 Unit 6: Thesis/Portfolio preparation RD6: Annual Review The Finish Line CPD portfolio submission, Thesis/portfolio submission and viva

12 DBA: Teaching and Learning Style Acknowledgement of adult, professional audience prior experience is important. Focus on workshop format - open to discussion, challenge and questioning in a positive learning environment. Collaborative learning: work is done individually, in small groups and in the wider cohort. Use of Chatham House Rules trust Development of independent learning (with support from staff, your peers and your mentor)

13 DBA Assessments DBA uses various methods of assessment, for example: Discussion paper Oral presentations group or individual Report Academic review of literature Debate Marked as pass or fail (i.e. needs further development in one or more areas) the feedback is the significant aspect. Delegates should be doing the progress review RD forms as part of the University research degree system.

14 The Final Assessment Thesis or Portfolio of Journal Articles Thesis: On a topic which is of importance and value to the delegate and their organisation. Focuses on the practice elements with an academic underpinning. 40,000 words Portfolio should contain: 3 journal articles (each of 10,000 words) A wrap-around critical discussion on the main theme of the articles and linkages, research methodology and methods (10,000 words). It should be made clear where the articles will be submitted and the rationale (journals should be listed on the Association of Business Schools journal list)

15 Doctor of Education University of Edinburgh Mid Career and senior professionals in education, training and development. Interconnections between research, policy and practice in education. Part-time, 5-6 years, 8 week long blocks in first two years. Tutorial and supervisory support Seminars Research colloquia

16 Year 1 University of Edinburgh Interpretation and Communication of the Literature of Education Education and Public Policy The Nature of Enquiry Year 2 Qualitative Data Analysis Perspectives on Professional Practice Years ,000-55,000 research thesis or scholarly critique of a professional context

17 Hertfordshire University The Doctorate in Education (EdD) -to support the professional development of practitioners in the fields of education and training, and to bring benefits to the organisations in which they work. Research-based programme focusing on the improvement of professional practice Key themes- understanding of learning and its development in work contexts of various kinds, and of how leadership promotes professional learning of high quality. 3-4 years series of study days, two-day blocks and single days (including weekend days) supervision meetings, research training and e-learning support. Study days for Years 1 & 2 -six two-day blocks

18 Year 1 University of Hertfordshire Critical review of key texts relevant to the area of interest. A discussion paper showing critical engagement with issues in the field of practice-based research, based on small-scale empirical research in the participant s own practice setting. Year 2 A paper examining and evaluating the research approach(es) drawn on the participant s practice-based research. A paper demonstrating reflexive engagement with an aspect of practice in relation to the theme of professional learning and development. Years 3 & 4 of data collection, analysis and writing of the final thesis submission focused on own practice.

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