Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Health And Social Sciences

This course addresses the requirements of the many health and social science disciplines for a doctoral level of study, enabling the development of an experienced and researching professional, with high level skills in research, communication, leadership and consultancy to meet the requirements and challenges of health and social science practice in the 21st century; the professional doctorate is designed to produce professionals who are competent and confident to use their skills to tackle emergent problems in their practice, whether this is in clinical practice, management, or academia.

Entry requirements

A postgraduate diploma or Master's qualification, which includes research methods, and strong evidence of personal and professional development; 2 years post qualification experience there will be an interview process; applicants who have not studied their degree in English require IELTS 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Course modules

Communication and group dynamics; consultancy competence; consultancy within health and social science; advancing professional practice; doctorate research in health and social science (core); managing and facilitating change; the psychology of leadership, coaching and decision making; facilitating learning in organisations; thesis (core).

Assessment methods

Thesis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
Professional doctorate Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 5 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 5 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 5 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 5 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (International) 5 years
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH21 6UU Scotland

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