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University of Salford

Health and Social Care

This course has been developed in collaboration with in-service professionals along the key themes of education for: Personal strategies for practice development; creative decision-making and risk-taking; developing presence, influence and political know-how; evidence-based practice and research. The taught component is two years part-time and is concerned with critical self-assessment and the identification and development of strategies for use in the practice area. The research component is three years part-time, building on the taught component to develop evidence-based practice and introduce innovative strategies in all areas of professional practice.

Entry requirements

A bachelors degree, 2.1 or above, and/or masters degree, with appropriate practice experience. Quality research proposal that fits the aims of the School research programme. Along with the application, prospective candidates are required to show relevant qualifications and a research proposal that identifies their area of research interest, and the contribution to new knowledge their research would make.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Professional doctorate Part-time September 2016 - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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