Cardiff Metropolitan University has a Professional Doctorate programme aimed at mediurm to senior practioners that are seeking to make a change within their organisation or within the profession: http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/research/Pages/Professional-Doctorate.aspx.
The SuRBe group leads on the pathways in Engineering (DEng): http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/research/Pages/CSAD-DEng.aspx and Sustainable Built Environment (DSBE): http://www.cardiffmet.ac.uk/research/Pages/CSAD-DSBE.aspx
Practioners that have a masters and several years of post professional qualification experience that are seeking career development and or to undertake research and development should consider the Professional Doctorate programme.
Dr John Cosgrove is the first graduate of the DEng pathway, as supervised by Dr Littlewood and Paul Wilgerooth from the SuRBe group, and graduated in July 2018. Dr Cosgrove has numerous publications from his DEng work, including this paper.
Dr Geraldine Seguela is the first female graduate of the DEng pathway, as supervised by Dr Littlewood and Professor George Karani from the SuRBe group, and graduates in July 2019. Dr Seguela has three journal papers from her DEng work, including this paper.
The SuRBe group welcome enquiries from interested candidates for either the DEng or the DSBE to firstname.lastname@example.org.