To enter the Programme at Level 7, you’ll normally need an undergraduate (Bachelor’s) degree or equivalent in a related field/discipline. However, if you don’t meet this requirement, prior related experience will be considered. For the modules at Level 7 there is a provision for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
To enter the Programme at Level 8, you’ll normally need a postgraduate (Master’s) degree or equivalent in a related field/discipline. However, if you don’t meet this requirement, prior related experience will be considered.
If your first language is not English, you’ll need an IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in each discipline.
Months of entry
The Professional Doctorate in Healthcare Science enables you to enhance your practice through research, innovation and leadership. By integrating your professional expertise with research-led enquiry, you’ll push the boundaries of your discipline and contribute to the latest evidence-based practice.
Healthcare science thrives on innovation and discovery, and this Professional Doctorate will give you the opportunity to develop research and lead change.
The programme will provide a unique opportunity for you, to combine your expertise and academic endeavour to explore practical real-world issues in your chosen field through a bespoke framework of research training. The programme structure allows for inter-professional work and study which is an indicator of high-quality innovative programmes. The combination of research expertise and experience of research supervision across the academics that form the course delivery team, strengthens the programme both emulating and modelling the best inter-disciplinary professional practice.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time36 months
- distance learning36 months
Course contact details
- Enquries Team