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Clinical Studies

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

Ph. D. Blended
36 months
Duration
15200 GBP/year
2570 GBP/year
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About

This practitioner-targeted Clinical Studies at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)  will allow members of clinical staff to gain additional training and skills, including research skills, to an appropriate level.

Overview

It gives students the skills and knowledge to carry out research in a clinical practice setting by analysing and critiquing the philosophical dimensions of research methodology. The course also covers the use of current research techniques, enabling students to develop and advance their understanding of clinical practice theories and concepts in real world settings.

By using their critical evaluation skills, knowledge of research methodologies, and analysis of ethics, all Students will have the opportunity to develop a bespoke research project aimed at building knowledge and improving practice in the clinical sector.

Opportunities

The roles and responsibilities of non-medically qualified members of staff are changing to meet the aspirations of the NHS Five Year Forward View, with the heath care workforce becoming increasingly skills and competency based. Graduates of the programme in Clinical Studies at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will be able to create solutions, drive change, innovate and make a difference within their workplace, based on a synthesis of ideas, concepts and approaches from their profession with relevant theoretical frameworks.

Programme Structure

Courses included 

  • Thesis in Clinical Studies 
  • Doctoral Study and Reflective Practice
  •  Professional Project 
  • Research Project in Medical Sciences 
  •  Research Methods for Clinical Practice, Management and Education
  • Evidence-Based Practice 
  • Medical Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours for Patient Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • This is most often illustrated by the previous award of a good degree (2:2 or above).
  • It is acknowledged that some students will not be in possession of such a qualification. Students will be invited to an interview to explore their potential to successfully complete the programme. They will need to demonstrate they are, or have been, active in professional practice in the area of clinical studies (e.g. through engagement in research projects, publications, presentation of papers at conferences, professional qualifications). Students with an undergraduate degree will commence at Stage 1 of the Professional Doctorate programme.
  • Holders of a relevant Master’s degree (Pass) may enter directly at Stage Two of the Professional Doctorate programme subject to an interview and confirmation that they have studied at least 60 credits of independent research 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15200 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2570 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2570 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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