Research course

Professional Doctorate of Advanced Healthcare Science and Practice

Institution
Cardiff University · School of Healthcare Science
Qualifications
Doctorate

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a first or upper second Bachelor’s honours and/or a Master’s degree in an appropriate subject.

Months of entry

October

Course content

A Professional Doctorate programme designed to fit around the needs of practitioners working in health, educational and research settings, focused on enhancing leadership and implementation in service improvement and delivery.

The Doctorate of Advanced Healthcare Science and Practice (DAHSP) is a doctoral programme designed to fit around the needs of practitioners working in health, educational and research settings. It is typically completed within 5 to 7 years. The initial 2 years consist of doctoral training in the form of 6 taught research and professional practice modules (out of 7 modules on offer; with the 7th module individual practice based and available at four different time periods within the 2 years) allowing flexibility and choice tailored to individual needs and professional interests.

The programme is designed to accommodate existing professional commitments, allowing you to continue full-time work throughout your period of study. The inter-professional approach and principles of this programme attracts both UK and international students and strives to offer a friendly, supportive and culturally diverse environment.

DAHSP delivers a higher level of educational engagement within a professional and organisational context. It is an opportunity for you to enhance your existing leadership responsibilities in service improvement and delivery, and to implement service improvement across a range of roles and disciplines. The programme also aims to further promote inter-professional research and development.

The Doctoral programme is designed to fit around substantial professional commitments of students continuing to meet full-time work commitments throughout the study.

The Programme attracts both UK and international students and strives to offer a friendly, supportive and culturally diverse environment study environment.

Programme aims

  • to meet the needs of health practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds and disciplines
  • to offer a higher level of educational engagement within professional and organisational contexts
  • to offer students an opportunity to enhance their existing responsibilities in service improvement and delivery to lead and implement service improvement in a wide range of roles and disciplines
  • to promote inter-professional research and development.

Qualification and course duration

Doctorate

part time
60-82 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk