Research course

Health and Social Care Practice

Institution
University of Derby · College of Health and Social Care
Qualifications
DoctoratePGCert by researchPGDip by research

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.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course will enhance your chances of securing a consultative role, as it will set you apart from other professionals in the sector. Currently, we offer the Doctorate in Health and Social Care Practice in the following fields:

  • Art Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
  • Drama Psychotherapy
  • Health Sciences
  • Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Radiography
  • Applied Psychology
  • Ergonomics.

Why choose this course?

  • 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.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Doctorate
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert by research
    part time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip by research
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
askadmissions@derby.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1332 591167