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Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care DProf

Anglia Ruskin University

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  • Qualification

    DProf - Doctor of Professional Studies

  • Location

    Cambridge Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    6 years

Course summary

This programme is for health or social care practitioners with postgraduate qualifications who want to research a policy or practice issue that’s relevant to their area of work and use the findings to influence the way things are done.

The Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Care (DProfHSC) provides an opportunity to plan and undertake doctoral research with the aim of developing an area of professional practice and make an original contribution to existing knowledge.

Careers

You’ll receive comprehensive postgraduate training and develop transferrable skills that will equip you for your research project and wider career.

These skills include research planning, use of research methods and techniques, development of theoretical concepts, research analysis, conference presentation, academic writing and publishing.

We’ll encourage you to publish articles during your research project and present your findings at conferences, including those we hold here at the University.

Many of our research graduates enhance their careers by using their findings to recommend new policies or pilot new practice, locally or nationally.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 6,950per year

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

University information

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Anglia Ruskin University

  • University League Table

    115th

  • Campus address

    Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1PT, England

Welcoming local community and buddy scheme.
Diverse student cohort from all over the world.
Specialised international student advice service.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    38th out of 79 3

    21st out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    118 69%

    46th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    26th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    6th

    63
  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    84 66%

    25th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    2nd

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