Research course

Professional Doctorate in Health

University of Bath · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

First or 2:1 Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate subject from a recognised university (this may be waived if you have a higher degree, or can demonstrate a track record of practice based research that has been published in peer reviewed journals).

Professional requirements

Candidates must have a practice-based role within a health, social care, education or clinical/medical context. This will be a condition of entry onto the programme. Candidates should normally have at least 1 years’ experience within their field.

Months of entry


Course content

Further your development as an expert health practitioner or researcher.

Our DHealth course is well-suited to health and social care professionals looking to develop as practitioners and researchers in practice.

This is a part-time distance-learning programme. By utilising web-based delivery, blended with Online Summer School (typically five days in length), the programme aims to meet the learning needs of busy health and social care practitioners.

You will be able to:

  • choose your learning style within a flexible environment while benefiting from a multi-professional community
  • learn about research methods and conduct independent research whilst remaining in your practice area
  • expand your understanding of policy and practice in the context of international healthcare systems and service.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • DHealth
    part time
    48-96 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

+44 (0)1225 385949