Taught course

Health and Social Care

Institution
University of Salford · School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Qualifications
PhD by taught

Entry requirements

A Bachelors degree, normally 2.1 or above, and/or masters degree, with appropriate practice experience. A quality research proposal that fits the aims of the School research programme. Along with the application, prospective candidates are required to show relevant qualifications and a research proposal that identifies their area of research interest, and the contribution to new knowledge their research would make. We welcome applications from students with alternative qualifications and/or significant relevant experience, subject to approval through a process of Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL). Along with the application, prospective candidates are required to show relevant qualifications and a research proposal that identifies their area of research interest, and the contribution to new knowledge their research would make.

Health and Social Care

Months of entry

September

Course content

3 good reasons to study Professional Doctorate (Health and Social Care) at Salford:

  • Promotes an evaluative culture in your workplace to complement professional and organisational goals
  • Helps you utilise an evidence-based approach to all dimensions of your practice
  • Develops your leadership capability, critical and creative thinking and self-awareness.

Course Summary

This course has been developed in collaboration with in-service professionals along the key themes of education for:

  • Personal strategies for practice development
  • Creative decision-making and risk-taking
  • Developing presence, influence and political know-how
  • Evidence-based practice and research

The taught component is two years part-time and is concerned with critical self-assessment and the identification and development of strategies for use in the practice area. The research component is three years part-time, building on the taught component to develop evidence-based practice and introduce innovative strategies in all areas of professional practice.

Information for international students

International applicants will be required to show a proficiency in English. An IELTS score of 6.0 (no element below 5.5) is proof of this.

Fees and funding

Fees 2014-15

Part-time £2,700 for Year 1

Full-time International £6,400 for Year 1

Fees 2015-16

Part-time £2,700 for Year 1

Full-time International £6,400 for Year 1

Additional costs

You should also consider further costs which may include books, stationery, printing, binding and general subsistence on trips and visits.

Scholarships and Bursaries

We offer awards to help you study through our:

  • Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Salford student loyalty discount
  • Country bursary scheme for International students only

Qualification and course duration

PhD by taught

part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Elaine Ball
Email
e.ball1@salford.ac.uk
Phone
+ 44 (0)161 295 7280
Fax
+44 (0)161 295 4646