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Doctor of Professional Practice in Health and Social Care
Doctor of Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

Doctor of Professional Practice in Health and Social Care

  • ID:UNIC440297
  • Level:Doctoral Degree (Phd, M.D., ...)
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£2,345.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£1,600.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£2,345.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£1,600.00
Estimated Total/program:
£19,725.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

Applicants should normally meet the following crtieria:

  • Be able to demonstrate that you have achieved 180 credits at Level 7 (through APCL). This will normally be in the form of a Masters degree in a cognate subject, completed within the 10 years prior to enrolment. Applicants holding a Masters degree completed more than 10 years prior to enrolment will need to demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the Programme Leader, updating of their knowledge and skills at the equivalent of Level 7 during the past 10 years.
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant work-experience at an appropriate level (e.g., demonstration of leadership, autonomy or advanced practice).
  • Due to the work-based nature of the award students should currently be employed in a suitable workplace environment to support learning and assessment on the programme.

English requirement

  • Minimum standard – IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent)

Course Information

UK & EU

This course offers senior managers and advanced practitioners the opportunity to develop their academic and research skills, through a programme of study which is both grounded in and applied to professional health and social care practice. It provides the platform, opportunity and context for you to make change happen in health and social care.

The programme is aimed at developing the skills of current and future leaders in health and social care and will be attractive to individuals who are working as senior advisors and managers, advanced practitioners, independent specialists and consultants.

This inter-professional and multi-disciplinary programme combines facilitated modules and independent research. All coursework will draw on professional expertise grounded within professional practice. Students will study seven facilitated modules during years one and two of the programme, followed by an Independent Research Project, supported by a supervisory team.

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Pre Courses

You may be required to complete an English Language course or Foundation program before being able to enrol on to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

  • Pre-sessional English Program (PEP)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Careers in health and social care
  • senior advisors and managers, advanced practitioners, independent specialists and consultants

Ability to settle

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