Full time & Part time See Course Prof Doctorate 3 years full-time, up to 7 years part-time Award winner
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Experience the pinnacle of academic achievement with our DProf Elite Performance programme. Tailored for professionals in high-performance fields such as sports coaching, sports science, and more, this innovative course offers a PhD equivalent qualification designed to elevate your career to new heights. Delve into a curriculum that revolves around your professional work, enhancing your skills and knowledge to drive advancements in elite performance understanding and practice. Engage in guided reading, discussions with supervisors, and assessments tailored to your field, culminating in a dissertation that showcases your expertise. With entry requirements including a relevant undergraduate degree, professional qualifications, and years of experience in the performance domain, this programme is for those ready to make a lasting impact. Join us to unlock your full potential and shape the future of elite performance.

About the course

Our Professional Doctorate in Elite Performance (DProf) provides an opportunity for those working in performance related roles to complete a PhD equivalent programme of study focused on career-based needs and aspirations.

This is an exciting and original initiative, capable of providing a high level, vocationally focused award to a broad range of professionals working in high performance domains. Applications are especially welcome from those working in sports coaching, sports science, strength and conditioning, psychologists, analysis, medical practitioners, the military, police, and fire and rescue.

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Entry Requirements

An approved undergraduate degree in a subject relevant to the proposed performance domain, and evidence for having undertaken or holding an equivalent and relevant professional qualification.

Holding a position or role in the promotion of elite performance for at least five years, or an appointment or professional position in the domain held for at least three years.

Professional qualifications in the domain at the highest level.

A supporting reference from a high ranking official within the performance domain.


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Where is University of Central Lancashire
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