Professional Doctorate programmes contain both taught and research components. With an integrated curriculum of theory, practice and research, the programmes aim to develop professionals’ innovative thinking and knowledge application capabilities to solve important strategic problems in their professions. 

Professional Doctorate Programmes

Engineering Doctorate (Engineering Management) (ENGDEM)

This programme aims to develop students’ creative thinking through tackling important strategic industrial projects and meeting the specific needs of industry. Students will pursue the study of engineering management and industrial research at a high level while continuing to fulfil their professional duties.


Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

The DBA programme is for business leaders, entrepreneurs and senior executives interested in generating new management ideas and practices and in learning and applying advanced research techniques to solve complex real world business and management problems. The CityU DBA aims to develop senior executives who can discover and advance knowledge and practice in their fields through applied research with an emphasis on both academic rigour and business relevance.