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Doctor of Professional Studies in Counselling and Psychotherapy Studies Dprof

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    DProf - Doctor of Professional Studies

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

This DProf is for therapeutic practitioners who wish to extend their expertise by contributing original knowledge in a professional and organisational context, which comes out of experience and practice.

Course overview

Our DProf course recognises the achievements of practitioners in the disciplines of counselling and psychotherapy. The DProf facilitates the generation of original knowledge that comes out of experience and practice, and enables a fresh and meaningful contribution to be given to practice-based knowledge and dialogue.

Why study this course with us?

The Division of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and the Centre for Research and Education in Psychological Trauma, contain several nationally and internationally recognised researchers among its staff. They input onto the teaching and supervision of research on this DProf course.

There is a vibrant research community at Chester, consisting of both PhD and DProf research students, who meet regularly together, alongside the research staff, to support each other and stimulate new thinking and research ideas.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 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

    70th out of 118 18

    42nd out of 79 30

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    114 55%

    69th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    61st

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    9th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    130 76%

    29th

    30
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    95.0 95%

    9th

    56
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    23rd

    21

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