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Doctorate in Clinical Practice (Institute of Sound and Vibration Research)

Doctorate in Clinical Practice (Institute of Sound and Vibration Research)

Key information

Qualification type

DClinPrac - Doctorate of Clinical Practice

Subject areas

Medical Sciences Paramedical Services / Supplementary Medicine

Course type


Course Summary

From day one of this interprofessional doctorate in Clinical Practice, you will be working alongside research supervisors who will give you the skills and experience to succeed. Ultimately, this course will equip you with the applied skills and knowledge for high-level leadership and strategic healthcare roles anywhere in the world. The course comprises both a modular taught component and a major piece of clinically focused research leading to submission of a thesis and a viva. This programme is run in conjunction with the Institute of Sound and Vibration Research (ISVR), which has a world-class reputation for using technology to improve quality of life.

This Doctorate in Clinical Practice uses the Researcher Development Framework to enable you to develop your skills: particularly those of analysis, interpretation and application. Throughout this clinical doctorate you will also become better at systematically acquiring new knowledge, and also at explaining your findings to both specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Different course options

Full time | Highfield Campus | 3 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time


3 years

Start date


Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Candidates must have upper second-class degree (or equivalent) in relevant subject and/or postgraduate degree in health-related subject; qualification leading to registration with appropriate professional body; minimum three years’ clinical / professional practice.

Department profile

The Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Southampton is home to Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, and the Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics, which incorporates the Optoelectronics Research Centre. Postgraduate study: We offer over 50 taught masters programmes for you to choose from, ranging from electrochemistry to audiology, chemical engineering...more

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more