DProf - Doctor of Professional Studies
This DProf is for therapeutic practitioners who wish to extend their expertise by contributing original knowledge in a professional and organisational context, which comes out of experience and practice.
Our DProf course recognises the achievements of practitioners in the disciplines of psychological trauma. The DProf facilitates the generation of original knowledge that comes out of experience and practice, and enables a fresh and meaningful contribution to be given to practice-based knowledge and dialogue.
Why study this course with us?
The Division of Counselling and Psychotherapy, and the Centre for Research and Education in Psychological Trauma, contain several nationally and internationally recognised researchers among its staff. They input onto the teaching and supervision of research on this DProf course.
There is a vibrant research community at Chester, consisting of both PhD and DProf research students, who meet regularly together, alongside the research staff, to support each other and stimulate new thinking and research ideas.
To be eligible for the course, you will need to have an MA or MSc in a psychological trauma related discipline (with a grade of 60% or above for the research dissertation), plus practitioner experience in some aspect of psychological trauma.
From a teaching college, to becoming the University of Chester, over 180 years of academic growth has allowed the University to offer an extensive selection of postgraduate courses and research options across a number of specialist sites. This includes five sites in and around Chester, a campus in Warrington, a University Centre in Shrewsbury, and a new health and nursing education facility, Marriss House, in Birkenhead. Through the work of...more
Part time | 6 years | OCT-20