University of Salford

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.

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. Two forms of APL may be used for entry: the Accreditation of Prior Certificated Learning (APCL) or the Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL). International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Assessment methods

Assessment processes comprise: essays; seminars; verbal presentations.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
Professional Doctorate Part-time £ 2,800 per Academic year (home fees) 5 years
Professional Doctorate Part-time £ 2,800 per Academic year (EU fees) 5 years

Campus details

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

Key information

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