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Health and Social Care - Professional Doctorate


University of Salford School of Health and Society

Part time September Prof Doctorate 3-5 years part-time

About the course

Professional Doctorates are linked intrinsically to your workplace. The DProf provides an excellent framework in which to develop a credible research proposal based on issues identified in a clinical or health-related environment. This course has been developed in collaboration with in-service professionals along the key themes of education for:

  • Personal strategies for practice development
  • Creative decision-making and risk-taking
  • Developing presence, influence and political know-how
  • Evidence-based practice and research

The programme comprises two years taught modules designed to help you refine and develop your research skills and ideas, then a three year research project during which you write up a thesis. 

You have the support of a module team for the first two years of the taught

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Entry Requirements

A good bachelors degree, normally 2.1 or above, and/or master's degree, with appropriate practice experience.


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