Taught course

Clinical Doctorates

Institution
University of Stirling · Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport
Qualifications
PGDipMScPhD by taught

Entry requirements

Candidates should normally hold a good Honours degree and/or a Master’s degree or equivalent of a university or college recognised by the University of Stirling; hold an appropriate nursing, midwifery or allied health professional registration; have at least five years’ post-registration experience. Selection follows consideration of written application and interview.

Months of entry

September

Course content

  • Doctor of Midwifery
  • Doctor of Nursing
  • Doctor of Professional Health Studies (Dietetics; Genetic Counselling; Occupational Therapy; Physiotherapy; Podiatry; Radiography, Speech & Language Therapy)

These doctoral programmes are specifically designed for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals who wish to remain in clinical practice. These programmes equip you to integrate practice experience, research and project management to enhance clinical effectiveness. They permit you to develop a full range of research skills and related roles with focus maintained on clinical practice.

Fees and funding

http://www.stir.ac.uk/postgraduate/financial-information/

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

part time
18 months

MSc

part time
24 months

PhD by taught

part time
48-72 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment30
Professional practice20
Dissertation50 (40000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Nursing, Midwifery & Health
Email
nursingmidwifery@stir.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1786 466 337