Manchester Metropolitan University
Health and Social Care
The professional doctorate is suitable for professional health and social care practitioners to gain academic recognition at doctoral level in study directly linked to their specialist areas of practice. Designed to facilitate the development of skills in critical analysis, enquiry and research, this programme will enable practitioners to lead and respond innovatively to the rapidly changing health and social care environment. It offers a flexible, practice based route to a doctoral level qualification whilst developing research based and informed improvements to practice.
Professional Doctorate: To be accepted onto this programme, students are expected to have achieved a minimum of a 2:1 Undergraduate degree classification or have successfully completed a masters degree. We will also consider applications from students with less formal qualifications if they can demonstrate equivalent professional experience and evidence of study at Level 7.
Typical units of study may include: year 1: core units: collection, management and analysis of data; person centred practice; practitioner research: philosophical, political, ethical and practical issues. year 2: core units: evidence based practice and project planning. Optional units: contemporary issues in health and social care; contemporary issues in practice; priniciples of health economics; safeguarding in health and social care. year 3: core units: thesis.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Professional Doctorate||Full-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|Professional Doctorate||Part-time||September 2019||-||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||M15 6BH||North West|
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