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Staffordshire University: Professional Doctorate Healthcare Science

Institution Staffordshire University View institution profile
Department Life Sciences and Education
Web www.staffs.ac.uk
Email enquiries@staffs.ac.uk
Telephone 01782 294000
Study type Taught

Summary

The Professional Doctorate in Healthcare Science enables you to enhance your practice through research, innovation and leadership. By integrating your professional expertise with research-led enquiry, you’ll push the boundaries of your discipline and contribute to the latest evidence-based practice.

Healthcare science thrives on innovation and discovery, and this Professional Doctorate will give you the opportunity to develop research and lead change.

The programme will provide a unique opportunity for you, to combine your expertise and academic endeavour to explore practical real-world issues in your chosen field through a bespoke framework of research training. The programme structure allows for inter-professional work and study which is an indicator of high-quality innovative programmes. The combination of research expertise and experience of research supervision across the academics that form the course delivery team, strengthens the programme both emulating and modelling the best inter-disciplinary professional practice.

On successful completion of study, we will issue the following award: Professional Doctorate Healthcare Science

Part-time study

You can choose to study the course part-time over three years if you enter the programme at Level 7. In this case you are expected to complete 180 credits at Level 7 in the first two years of the programme. This will then follow by completing 360 credits at Level 8 over the remaining 3 years.

If you enter the programme at Level 8, the whole duration is 3 years.

Blended learning

You can choose to study the course full-time over three years if you enter the programme at Level 7. In this case you are expected to complete 180 credits at Level 7 in the first year of the programme. This will then follow by completing 360 credits at Level 8 over the remaining 2 years.

If you enter the programme at Level 8, the whole duration is 2 years.

Professional Doctorate

Staffordshire University


At Staffordshire University, we provide high-quality postgraduate education across a wide range of subject areas including computing, design, law, psychology, engineering and healthcare. Whether you want to push the boundaries of your professional practice, or you are challenging yourself with a change in career – Staffordshire university can help you achieve your goals.

Our main campus is based in Stoke-on-Trent, with the major cities of Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool all under an hour’s commute.  Plus, we have a specialist healthcare Centre of Excellence in Stafford and Staffordshire University London’s Digital Institute offering the latest in tech courses …

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