Research course

Health and Social Care

University of Hertfordshire · School of Health and Social Work

Entry requirements

The entry requirements for the programme are:

  • A Master's degree (normally at least 2:1 or above) in a relevant subject.
  • An honours degree (normally at least 2:1 or above) in an appropriate discipline.
  • A commitment to attend (either online or face to face) induction, guided learning and tutorial support up to three times per year of the programme (a maximum of six days).

Months of entry

January, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, December

Course content

A University of Hertfordshire research degree is an internationally recognised degree signifying high levels of achievement in research. The course develops extensive subject expertise and independent research skills that are honed over an extended period, depending on the level of the award.

The Doctorate in Health and Social Care (DHaSC) is a programme of advanced study, uniquely designed to develop the research and leadership capacity of health and social care practitioners and professionals. The core purpose of the programme is to foster the development of research which complements practitioners and policy professionals. This programme is suitable for staff working across all levels of seniority in health and social care.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Doctorate
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Chaz Simpson