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The new Doctorate programme from the Institute for Health and Welfare Research Graduate School, enables health and social care professionals who aspire to inform the future direction of their chosen discipline, to combine scholarship and leadership within their respective fields. This programmme is designed to be integrated within a number of professions from Social Work, Pharmacy, Forensic and Biomedical Sciences, Nursing and Midwifery, Radiography, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy. The first two years comprise taught modules followed by a three year research project. Comparable with a PhD, this course differs in that the research work is contextualised within your respective profession and will enable you to ? Combine professional practice with academic enquiry ? Integrate theory with practice to promote professional change ? Undertake personal and professional development within an inter-professional context ? Develop advanced research skills and knowledge in the theory and practice of your own field ? Pursue original research in areas directly related to your work The course module assessments are designed to maximise engagement of the taught topics with your own professional practice experience. The practical nature of the course helps to not only integrate the learning experience but ensures that employers assessing doctoral graduates match key outputs relating to their work-based activities.

The new Doctorate programme from the Institute for Health and Welfare Research Graduate School, enables health and social care professionals who aspire to inform the future direction of their chosen discipline, to combine scholarship and leadership within their respective fields. This programmme is designed to be integrated within a number of professions from Social Work, Pharmacy, Forensic and...

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