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Professional Doctorate in Sport, Exercise and Health Science PDoc

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

    Professional Doctorate

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    6 years

Course summary

The Professional Doctorate is an alternative pathway to a doctorate qualification. It is a rigorous programme of advanced study and research, designed specifically to meet the needs of commerce, industry and professional groups and is the professionally-oriented counterpart to the more theoretical PhD. It enables you to study a specific subject to the same depth as PhD students, but also to apply learning to your professional practice.

What you'll experience

The Faculty of Science and Health offers a suite of Professional Doctorates. You will be supervised by experienced researcher-practitioners with extensive applied experience.

On this course you will:

  • Gain advanced research skills through the completion of a doctoral level programme of research
  • Be supervised by staff who have a wealth of experience in research and applied practice in sport, exercise and health science
  • Develop advanced ethical, communication, and consultancy competencies in applied sport, exercise and health science practice

Benefits of a Prof Doc in Sport, Exercise & Health Science

A professional doctorate is a desirable qualification for those working in areas such as the NHS, Physiotherapy, Sport Science and Strength and Conditioning

This programme encourages advanced analytical and critical thinking, while enhancing in-depth appreciation of research skills and how these are applied into the workplace. The development of this key knowledge will assist in enhancing policies and practices within your chosen profession.

On a personal level, the aim is for you to gain personal fulfilment whilst undertaking career professional development (CPD) and enhancement.

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 84 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    128 64%

    38th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    83 83%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    17th

    3

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