Taught course

Clinical Doctorates

Institution
University of Stirling · Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport
Qualifications
Doctorate

Entry requirements

  • Candidates should normally hold a Masters degree and/or a good Honours degree or equivalent from a university or college recognised by the University of Stirling.
  • UK candidates should hold an appropriate nursing, midwifery or allied health professional qualification and registration.
  • International candidates should hold an appropriate nursing, midwifery or allied health professional qualification and be able to provide evidence of the governance of their professional standards and professional registration (where it exists).
  • Candidates should normally have at least five years post-registration/qualification experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Our Clinical Doctorate is the only one of its kind in Scotland, tailored to the needs of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. The course is practice-focused and has been designed to prepare you for leadership roles in the healthcare sector.

If you’re passionate about improving patient care, whilst retaining a clinical focus, this course is designed for you. You’ll join professionals from a range of disciplines for on-campus and online study, benefitting not only from the extensive knowledge of the Clinical Doctorate team, but also from each other’s experiences. As a qualified Doctor of Nursing, Midwifery or Professional Health Studies you’ll have the highest level of academic qualification available within your specialism – placing you at the forefront of your profession as a recognised, highly employable expert.

Healthcare professionals on the course could include: nurses, midwives, dieticians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, paramedics, speech and language therapists, podiatrists, sport psychologists and genetic counsellors.

Qualification and course duration

Doctorate

part time
48-96 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Kathleen Stoddart
Email
health.sci.cpd@stir.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1786 466 337