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Our Health and Social Sciences Departments provide a thriving research degree programme, which includes a Professional Doctorate for international and UK based professionals wanting to achieve the highest level of academic qualification in a specialist field. This is a uniquely stimulating course where high calibre professionals are able to follow their own research interests alongside supportive peers and enthusiastic, knowledgeable academics. Relative to your discipline, this dynamic course will lead to esteemed awards of: - Doctor of Nursing - Doctor of Midwifery - Doctor of Social Work - Doctor of Applied Criminology - Doctor of Physiotherapy - Doctor of Counselling - Doctor of Podiatry - Doctor of Occupational Therapy The course comprises of two elements: 1. A facilitated component reflecting research theory, design, methodology, data collection, ethical dimensions, data analysis and proposal development. There is also a strong focus on personal and professional development, policy, leadership and change management. This component includes four modules: - Research Theory and Design for Human and Health Sciences - Skills for Research in Human and Health Sciences - Developing Research Proposals in Human and Health Sciences - Policy, Leadership and Change 2. A research element whereby you will produce a thesis based on original, rigorous research and defended in an oral examination that will demonstrate your independent critical judgement and development of original new knowledge. This course is designed to assist professionals to further develop their career and specialisation with a practice focus. It is suited to those with clinical specialist, consultancy, development, project leader, research and management roles. The course is eligible for funding from the Yorkshire and the Humber Strategic Health Authority. Detailed guidance on such funding arrangements is available in their Guide to Funding for Education and Training. We hope you're interested in what you've seen and want to apply to join us. For an application form and additional information please contact the Admissions Assistant: Tel: 01484 471156 E-mail: profdochhs@hud.ac.uk

Our Health and Social Sciences Departments provide a thriving research degree programme, which includes a Professional Doctorate for international and UK based professionals wanting to achieve the highest level of academic qualification in a specialist field. This is a uniquely stimulating course where high calibre professionals are able to follow their own research interests alongside supportive...

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