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Doctor of Professional Studies DProf) in Health and Social Care

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    DProf - Doctor of Professional Studies

  • Location

    Riverside Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    11-OCT-21

  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

This course is designed to support graduate professionals working across diverse health and social care sectors to conduct doctoral research in this complex and evolving arena.

Course overview

Research into health and social care continues to be at the vanguard of social, economic and political debates, and is of major importance in the current neoliberal climate. This increases the demand for practitioners who are able to effectively lead, innovate and evaluate service provision with a limited resource allocation. This course is designed to enable the personal and professional development of individuals working within these areas.

Why study this course with us?

This course is designed and delivered by a team of academics who are research active and committed to the ongoing development of health and social care policy, practice and service delivery. You will therefore be joining a community where debate and critical thought are both welcomed and fostered.

You will be encouraged to reflect upon current practice, explore new ways of thinking, explore new or different theoretical perspectives, and offer new insights into the chosen field of study

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 6,654per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 79 27

    19th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    130 76%

    29th

    30
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95 95%

    9th

    56
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    23rd

    21
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    102 80%

    16th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    20 20%

    16th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    19th

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