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Part time October Prof Doctorate 5-6 years part-time
Biological Sciences (4) Medicine (26)

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Embark on a transformative journey towards becoming an esteemed expert in the field of physiotherapy with the D.Physiotherapy programme at the University of Essex. This Professional Doctorate is tailored for individuals aspiring to excel in senior professional roles within sports therapy. Over a span of 5-6 years, you will engage in a comprehensive blend of workplace learning and university-based modules, culminating in the development of two expert practice portfolios and a substantial 40,000-word dissertation. The programme's unique approach allows you to tailor your studies to match your interests and needs, ensuring a personalised learning experience. Entry into this esteemed programme requires a relevant Masters degree, current registration with a professional body, and a minimum of two years' experience in a senior role. Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities at the Essex Sport Arena, expert supervision, and a supportive research environment to hone your skills and make a significant impact in the field of physiotherapy. Join us to unlock your full potential and lead the way in advancing healthcare provision.

About the course

A Professional Doctorate is a specialist qualification that is appropriate if you are in, or are aspiring to, a senior professional appointment in practice, education or management in sports therapy. It demonstrates your ability to perform at the level of 'expert' within your area of specialism.

The aim of the course is to provide a unified approach to theory and practice within a professional context, so your learning is structured to allow you to develop your skills both in the workplace and within the university environment.

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Entry Requirements

You will need a relevant Masters degree, or equivalent, and be currently registered with a relevant professional body. You must also have two years post-qualifying experience in a relevant senior role.

You will normally be required to attend an interview/Skype interview for acceptance, and acceptance is subject to research expertise in the department.

We accept a wide range of qualifications from applicants studying in the EU and other countries. Get in touch with any questions you may have about the qualifications we accept. Remember to tell us about the qualifications you have already completed or are currently taking.



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