Research course

Clinical Practice

University of Southampton · Faculty of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

You should possess a 2:1 honours degree or higher in a relevant subject and/or a higher degree in a health related subject (or equivalent). A professional qualification leading to registration with the appropriate professional body. A minimum of three years relevant clinical/professional practice. This programme is open to home and international students.

Doctorate in Clinical Practice

Months of entry


Course content

From day one of this interprofessional programme, you will be working alongside research supervisors who will give you the skills and experience to succeed. Ultimately, this study option will equip you with everything you need to assume high-level leadership and strategic healthcare roles anywhere in the world.

The programme comprises both a modular taught component and a major piece of clinically focused research leading to submission of a thesis and viva. You will be invited to nominate a senior colleague to fulfil the role of a practice mentor, who will offer you critical advice. This programme is run in conjunction with the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR), which has a world-class reputation for using technology to improve quality of life.

For further information, please see our website.

Information for international students

Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

Health Sciences
+44 (0) 23 8059 5500