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Part time September, January Prof Doctorate, Other 5-7 years part time Award winner
Nursing & Health (27)

About the course

Suitable for a broad range of healthcare practitioners, the Professional Doctorate in Health (DProf) is an exciting initiative, and will provide you with a high level, vocationally focused award. It’s ideal for nurses, medical/paramedical practitioners, allied health professionals, midwives and health care educators.

Offering an equivalent to PhD level, the DProf provides an opportunity for you to complete an advanced programme of study, focused on your individual needs. The programme builds upon an existing suite of awards for the professional education of practitioners.

The doctorate uses a range of master’s modules for Stage 1. Stage 2 comprises the doctoral research at Level 8 taking you through to your final thesis.

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Entry Requirements

There are several entry points onto the Professional Doctorate.
Students will register for the Professional Doctorate on entry into Stage 1, with at least a first degree in an appropriate subject at 2:1 or above and professional practice experience. Advice and support will be provided by the Course Leader to ensure their profile is appropriate.
Students identify their wish to enter the Professional Doctorate when they have completed the PG Diploma.


£2,500 per year

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Where will I study?

Where is University of Central Lancashire
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