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  Professional Doctorate in Sport, Exercise and Health Science DProf

University of Portsmouth    School of Psychology, Sport and Health Sciences

Part time October Prof Doctorate 6 years part time
Biological Sciences (4)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the Professional Doctorate in Sport, Exercise and Health Science DProf at the Faculty of Science and Health. This rigorous programme offers a unique blend of advanced study and research tailored to meet the dynamic needs of professionals in the field. Delve deep into your chosen subject, honing your research skills under the guidance of experienced practitioner-researchers. The part-time structure accommodates global participants, allowing you to balance your studies with full-time employment. With a focus on ethical practice and communication, you will develop consultancy competencies essential for real-world application. The programme's core units, including Proposal for Professional Research and Development Project and Publication and Dissemination, pave the way for your Professional Research and Development Project. Entry requires a master's degree and a supportive workplace environment, with interviews for all applicants. Join us to elevate your expertise and make a lasting impact in the realm of sport, exercise, and health science.

About the course

The Professional Doctorate is an alternative pathway to a doctorate qualification. It is a rigorous programme of advanced study and research, designed specifically to meet the needs of commerce, industry and professional groups and is the professionally-oriented counterpart to the more theoretical PhD. It enables you to study a specific subject to the same depth as PhD students, but also to apply learning to your professional practice.

What you'll experience

The Faculty of Science and Health offers a suite of Professional Doctorates. You will be supervised by experienced researcher-practitioners with extensive applied experience.

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Entry Requirements

A master's degree in an appropriate subject and a suitable workplace environment to support the professional research and development project. All applicants will be invited to attend an interview.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 7.0 with no component score below 6.5.

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