Doctorate On Campus

Health and Social Care Practice

University of Derby

48 months
3000 GBP/year
3000 GBP/year
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This Health and Social Care Practice course from University of Derby will enhance your chances of securing a consultative role, as it will set you apart from other professionals in the sector.

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Enhance your employability

This Health and Social Care Practice course from University of Derby   can tailor your qualification to your own interests and develop as a clinical and professional leader in your field. In addition, you’ll improve your knowledge and understanding of a range of research and enquiry methodologies and skills related to your profession.

The following research specialisms are available:

  • Applied Psychology
  • Art Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
  • Drama Psychotherapy
  • Ergonomics
  • Health and Social Care
  • Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy
  • Nursing


Our students choose this programme as a crucial part of their personal and professional development. You will gain impressive skills in research, analysis, and critical and strategic thinking which will enhance your performance in your current role while paving the way to further career opportunities. The doctorate is often a stepping stone to more senior leadership roles. 

Programme Structure

Whichever field you choose to be awarded in, you’ll study modules such as;

  • Develop Strategies and Skills for Professional Doctoral Research and Study
  • Service and Practice Development
  • Independent Scholarship for Professional Practice and Service Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


540 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should normally have a Postgraduate Diploma or a Masters award in an appropriate academic field or equivalent. You should also ideally have a professional qualification or accreditation.
  • All suitable applicants will be interviewed.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    3000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

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


  • You will need to apply separately for the Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, the International Excellent Student Scholarship and the GREAT Scholarship, but all others are assessed for eligibility alongside your application. 
  • Our new EU Transition Bursary offers financial support to our European students. If you normally reside in the EU and are starting your undergraduate or postgraduate taught course in September or January , you could be eligible for this reduction in your tuition fees. If you have home fee status or have EU settled or pre-settled status in the UK, you are not eligible for international scholarships but you may be eligible for the Derby Achievement Scholarship. 

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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