University of Chester

University of Chester

Health and Social Care

This programme is aimed at aspiring health and social care professionals who want to be sophisticated leaders and change agents in their field of practice; 3 of the programme modules are shared with colleagues from the education field and provide a live focus on inter-professional learning and integrated working; success with the taught modules leads into a final period of professional research with the support of an academic supervisor; the programme aims to facilitate the student to: develop critical skills in advanced research methods, perspectives and theories; engage critically with self directed learning; advance scholarship and reflection; apply appropriate research methods to professional practice that informs policy formulation; identify new initiatives; evaluate challenges within professional practice; justify how various research approaches can be critically applied to the challenges and problems of the workplace; students critically integrate prior learning into the programme and build upon existing knowledge whilst engaging in multi-professional collaboration by studying with colleagues from other professional disciplines; students create and conduct original research within the professional environment that makes a unique contribution to existing literature through method or findings.

Assessment methods

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
DProf Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
DProf Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
DProf Part-time October 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
DProf Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
DProf Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
DProf Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Riverside Campus Chester CH1 1SF North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Research (PGR) Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000