Research course

Health and Social Care Practice

University of Derby · College of Health and Social Care

Entry requirements

You should normally have a Postgraduate Diploma or a Masters award in an appropriate academic field or equivalent. You should also ideally have a professional qualification or accreditation. You should have high levels of competence in English, if necessary, demonstrated by IELTS 7.5. All suitable applicants will be interviewed.

Months of entry

August, July, June, May, April

Course content

Through this course you will:

  • gain the skills and knowledge to become a professional leader, educationalist or clinician;
  • set yourself apart from other professionals in the sector by developing research and project management skills;
  • make an original contribution to your specialist field through independent research;
  • tailor this course to your own interests by choosing to specialise in certain fields;
  • engage with leading academics and professionals who are experts in the field.

Fees and funding

UK students
£2,500 per year
International students
£2,500 per year

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

College of Health and Social Care
+44 (0)1332 591703