Nursing course from University of Essex is a specialist qualification that is appropriate if you are in, or are aspiring to, a senior professional appointment in practice, education or management in health or social care. It demonstrates your ability to undertake significant personal development and research within your specialist area of practice.
Depending on your individual circumstances, your study can be undertaken over 5 years (with an additional period of completion of up to 1 year, if required). During this time, you will prepare two extended essays which chronical your personal development over the programme of study. In tandem, you also study taught modules at the University of Essex which provide you with the expertise in qualitative, statistical and other research methods required for researching healthcare.
We offer doctoral preparation that integrates professional expertise and academic rigour. During your time working with us you will gain the skills necessary to make significant contribution to local and national health and social care provision through critical appraisal of current practice.
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Research Design and Critical Appraisal
Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation
Theory and Method in Health Research
Health and Social Care - Research
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- 72 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
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- Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
- Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
- Home contents and baggage
- Legal aid
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- Our Professional Doctorates are only open to UK applicants(except for the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology).
- You need to be registered with a UK regulatory body (where appropriate)
- You should also be currently employed in management, practice or education, or in a senior position in a health or social care organisation, and possess a Masters qualification (or equivalent)
- Employment in a senior position within a health or social care organisation
- complete the University's online application form
- provide two academic references
- provide academic transcripts/certificates
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International17050 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 17050 GBP per year during 72 months.
National3500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3500 GBP per year during 72 months.
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.