72 months
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17050 GBP/year
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About

The aim of the Social Services Management course from University of Essex is to provide a unified approach to theory and practice within a professional context, so your learning is structured to allow you to develop your skills both in the workplace and within the university environment.

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Overview

A Professional Doctorate 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 perform at the level of 'expert' within your area of specialisation.

Your future

We offer doctoral preparation that integrates professional expertise and academic rigor. During your time on the Social Services Management  course from University of Essex 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.

The networks you develop while with us facilitate self-development. You will engage in critical reflection upon practice; work and lead within complex, multi-professional environments where you can demonstrate expert decision-making.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Postgraduate Research Methods
  • Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation
  • Professional Portfolio
  • Theory and Method in Health Research

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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
  • To make a full application, you will need to:
  • complete the University's online application form
  • provide two academic references
  • provide academic transcripts/certificates
  • provide a language certificate (if relevant)
  • provide a 500 word personal statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17050 GBP per year during 72 months.
  • National

    3500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3500 GBP per year during 72 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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