Swansea University

Swansea University

Professional Practice

This programme is aimed at senior practitioners engaged in health, social work or higher education. Equivalent to the traditional PhD, the DProf is an innovative blend of taught modules and research projects which investigate the students own sphere of professional practice and workplace. Current students are looking at effecting change in an elderly rehabilitation service and creating, implementing and evaluating an equitable lymphoedema service in Wales.

Entry requirements

Applicants would normally have, or be studying for, a Master�s degree. However, we may consider those with a 1st or upper 2nd degree in a discipline related to the proposed research project. Please note this programme is not open to international applicants.

Course modules

Compulsory research training modules: Introduction to work-based research in professional practice; planning work-based research.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
DProf Part-time £ 2,026 per Academic year (home fees) 6 years
DProf Part-time £ 7,400 per Academic year (overseas fees) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Human and Health Science Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01792 602253