The Institute of Health and Wellbeing offers a range of courses to meet the needs of our partners, stakeholders and professionals from across the health and social care sector.

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Research Degrees

Doctorate of Professional Practice (Health and Social Care)

The Doctorate of Professional Practice (Health and Social Care) offers advanced practitioners the opportunity to develop their academic and research skills through a programme of study which is both grounded in and applied to professional health and social care practice. The award offers you the platform, opportunity and context to make change happen in health and social care.

This programme is aimed at developing the skills of current and future leaders in health and social care and will attract people who are working as senior advisers and managers, advanced practitioners, independent specialists and consultants.

For further information on the course, including the application process, please contact Michelle Pyer:

PhD Students

Individuals looking to self fund, or who have their own sponsorship arranged, should visit our Centre pages for details of the research we undertake and the expertise of our academic supervisors. We would welcome applications in any related discipline.

For more information on how to apply to the University to do your PhD, please visit the Graduate School pages.

Individuals looking for funded studentship opportunities should visit this page regularly; opportunities will be advertised here.

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