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Professional Doctorate in Sport, Exercise and Health Science Dprof

Professional Doctorate in Sport, Exercise and Health Science Dprof

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

6 years

Start date

OCT-22

Key information
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Qualification type

Professional Doctorate

Subject areas

Health Studies Sports / Movement Science

Course type

Research

Course Summary

The Professional Doctorate is an alternative pathway to a doctorate qualification. It is a rigorous programme of advanced study and research, designed specifically to meet the needs of commerce, industry and professional groups and is the professionally-oriented counterpart to the more theoretical PhD. It enables you to study a specific subject to the same depth as PhD students, but also to apply learning to your professional practice.

What you'll experience

The Faculty of Science and Health offers a suite of Professional Doctorates. You will be supervised by experienced researcher-practitioners with extensive applied experience.

On this course you will:

  • Gain advanced research skills through the completion of a doctoral level programme of research
  • Be supervised by staff who have a wealth of experience in research and applied practice in sport, exercise and health science
  • Develop advanced ethical, communication, and consultancy competencies in applied sport, exercise and health science practice

Benefits of a Prof Doc in Sport, Exercise & Health Science

A professional doctorate is a desirable qualification for those working in areas such as the NHS, Physiotherapy, Sport Science and Strength and Conditioning

This programme encourages advanced analytical and critical thinking, while enhancing in-depth appreciation of research skills and how these are applied into the workplace. The development of this key knowledge will assist in enhancing policies and practices within your chosen profession.

On a personal level, the aim is for you to gain personal fulfilment whilst undertaking career professional development (CPD) and enhancement.

Modules

Professional Research and Development Project
Proposal for Professional Research and Development Project
Publication and Dissemination

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

2,950

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

7,750

Entry requirements

A master's degree in an appropriate subject and a suitable workplace environment to support the professional research and development project. Applicants are subject to interview.

University information

Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home. An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has superb research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science, with world-leading research groups conducting impactful work into some of the most significant challenges we face in society today. Portsmouth offers over 200 postgraduate degrees, in a wide variety...more

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