MSC PUBLIC HEALTH4PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE DPROF
MSC PUBLIC HEALTH4PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE DPROF (University of Sunderland)

Course Description

The Professional Doctorate is a doctoral qualification designed for experienced professionals who wish to undertake a programme that is applied in nature and of practical value. The programme explores the link between issues in professional practice with relevant academic theory, and apply this to the critical investigation of problems, the creation of solutions and the introduction of change within the workplace.

Required Qualification

Age - 21 - 59

Qualification - Honours Degree (3rd class or higher)

Modules under Course

1 to 6 months

• Framing Professional Identity (30 credits)
• Practice-based Research (30 credits)

7 to 12 months:

• Planning and Contextualisation (60 credits)

13 to 18 months:

• Critical Debate in Professional Practice (30 credits)
• Practice-based Research 2 (30 credits)

19 to 72 months - research phase

• Professional Doctorate Thesis (360 credits)