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Department for Health, Programme Catalogue 2014/15

RHHL-APD03: DHealth Professional Doctorate in Health

Leading to the award of DOCTOR OF HEALTH

Mode of attendance: Part-time

Follow this link for further information on the NFAAR This programme is not governed by the NFAAR, however, students who exit the programme early with a taught award (PG Cert or PG Dip) will be assessed under NFAAR-PGT: assessment regulations (for students commencing study from 2011/12 onwards - students who commenced prior to 2011/12 should consult their programme handbook for their assessment regulations):
  • This programme has the following possible exit awards:
    • THHL-ADL15: PG Dip Research in Health Practice
    • THHL-ADC01: PG Cert Research Methods in Health Practice
  • Progression from Stage Two to Stage Three of the programme requires successful completion of a Transfer Interview. Any conditions stipulated by the Examiners at the interview must have been met prior to the student being progressed to Stage Three of the programme.

Modular - no specific semester: Taught Units

Stage Required Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
HL50079 Introduction to practice-based research 6 Credits
HL50082 Evidence into practice 6 Credits
HL50105 Research design and methods 12 Credits
HL60083 Research project preparation and planning 12 Credits
HL60084 Professional issues in health 1 - comparative health policy 12 Credits
HL60085 Professional issues in health 2 - practice 12 Credits
HL60086 Research project design and development 12 Credits

Modular - no specific semester: Project/Dissertation Units

Designated Essential Units Click here for further information:
HL60087 Thesis for professional doctorate 198 Credits

* This programme catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that later years of a programme will be in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.