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Research in Health Professions Education (RiHPE), DProf

Swansea University

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  • Qualification

    Professional Doctorate

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22, JAN-23

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

The DProf a in Research in Health Professions Education gives you expert training in education research methods. The programme is suitable for anyone who wants to undertake rigorous, practice-focused research, from doctors, nurses, academic educators, social care professionals or psychologists.

Your programme will feature:

  • Full training and support in a broad range of research methods
  • Emphasis is research-on-practise, meaning research can be conducted in your work place on topics that are directly relevant to your role
  • Focused, taught analysis of the evidence base for current practise in health professions education
  • Supported development of a research proposal, including literature review, methodological approaches and ethical approval
  • Support from an outstanding community of experienced researchers to address specific training and research needs
  • Supervisors from a top UK Medical School
  • Flexible part-time study
  • Practice-focused learning

During your course you will benefit from our highly regarded specialist facilities and our top ranking research programmes. Our Medical School has been recognised as one of the UK’s top research performers.

We have strong connections with a range of external partners and collaborators, including the NHS; Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board; Hywel Dda Health Board; UK research council; Welsh Government and numerous national and international links. These connections, along with the skills and qualities you develop during your research degree will enhance your CV, and help you stand out in a highly competitive graduate employment market.

Tuition fees

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£ 21,900per year

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

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    29th

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University is proud of its diverse student community, with students and staff from over 120 countries.
Swansea’s dedicated international recruitment, admissions and student support teams will help to guide you from application to arrival and beyond.
Swansea offers highly rated teaching and is ranked in the top 30 UK Universities (Complete University Guide 2022).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    6th out of 29

  • Entry standards

    / Max 128
    115 90%

    8th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    22nd

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