The doctorate is aimed at professional colleagues in practice and encourages research through work based activities that focus on the professional needs of the individual and the organisation.
"The programme so far has exceeded my expectations!"
"I like the maturity and honesty in the relationship with other students and tutors"
"Peer support within the group is brilliant and has been facilitated by the use of action learning sets"
“We aim to provide effective support to participants to contribute creatively to their field of practice. Individuals are encouraged to develop a wide range of skills and abilities including research design, research techniques, constructive critique and the demonstration of originality”
The Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement has dedicated doctoral study facilities with excellent facilities which are available to all doctoral level students:
To find out mor about the professional doctorate you can download the programme overview for the Professional Doctorate in Health and Wellbeing Flyer (PDF).
Our PhD students form a diverse group and make an important contribution not only to the vitality of the Institute’s research culture, but also to its reputation. To know more about the kinds of research our PhD students are involved with, watch the videos below: