Glasgow Caledonian University
Health, Social Care and Nursing
The professional doctorate is an advanced programme of study designed to offer senior practitioners, managers and novice researchers an exciting alternative to the PhD. Key characteristics of the programme include a focus on practice based issues, strategies to sustain positive change and enhance the relationship between research and practice development.
UK Honours degree 2.1 (or equivalent); or Master's degree in professional discipline. Applicants must have a minimum of 5 years� related professional experience. Applicants admitted are normally registered professionals with a nationally recognised first qualification in their discipline. IELTS score of 6.5 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.0.
Modules include: Professional development module; professional business/management development module; independent and negotiated study module; research methods module; project design, development and management module.
Assessment is based on coursework.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Professional Doctorate||Part-time||£ 3,160 per Academic year (home fees)||4 years|
|Professional Doctorate||Part-time||£ 4,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||4 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Glasgow Caledonian University||Glasgow||G4 0BA||Scotland|
Postgraduate Admissions Team
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