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DProf - Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care


Anglia Ruskin University ARU    Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care

Part time See Course Prof Doctorate 6 years part-time

About the course

This programme is for health or social care practitioners with postgraduate qualifications who want to research a policy or practice issue that’s relevant to their area of work and use the findings to influence the way things are done.

The Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care (DProfHSC) provides an opportunity to plan and undertake doctoral research with the aim of developing an area of professional practice and make an original contribution to existing knowledge.

The DProfHSC is undertaken in two stages. In Stage 1 you will undertake four 30 credit Level 7 modules, including:

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Entry Requirements

For entry into the Professional Doctorate, applicants are normally expected to hold a Masters degree and be working in or able to access a professional practice setting in which to carry out their research. Exceptions are considered on an individual basis, where applicants can demonstrate evidence of postgraduate study or publications suitable to prepare them for doctoral level study.

If English is not your first language, you’ll also need a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.

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