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Best PhD Programs in Scotland in United Kingdom 2019

PhD degrees are some of the most prestigious qualifications offered by institutions of higher education. Those who hold a PhD earn the right to be addressed with the title "Doctor" and are acknowledged as experts in a certain subject area.

PhD Degrees in Scotland in United Kingdom

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University of Stirling

Our Clinical Doctorate is the only one of its kind in Scotland, tailored to the needs of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. The course is practice-focused ... [+]

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Our Clinical Doctorate is the only one of its kind in Scotland, tailored to the needs of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. The course is practice-focused and has been designed to prepare you for leadership roles in the healthcare sector.

If you’re passionate about improving patient care, whilst retaining a clinical focus, this course is designed for you. You’ll join professionals from a range of disciplines for on-campus and online study, benefitting not only from the extensive knowledge of the Clinical Doctorate team, but also from each other’s experiences. As a qualified Doctor of Nursing, Midwifery or Professional Health Studies you’ll have the highest level of academic qualification available within your specialism – placing you at the forefront of your profession as a recognised, highly employable expert.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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Full-time
Part-time
36 - 96 months
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Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

The only programme of its kind in Scotland, DPsych in Sports and Exercise develops advanced therapeutic skills through inter-disciplinary learning, teaching, and research ... [+]

Sport and exercise psychology is a relatively new and increasingly popular area of applied psychology within the UK.

The DPsych Sport and Exercise Psychology is the only programme of its kind in Scotland, with a strong focus on developing outstanding therapeutic skills, inter-disciplinary learning, teaching, and research.

Sport and exercise psychologists work in all areas of sport and exercise provision, especially professional and Olympic sports and increasing physical activity and exercise participation amongst the general population.

They represent a trusted and dependable structure within sports science provision at local, national and Olympic-level sport and across structures in professional football, rugby, golf and the national sports institutes (Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, and England).... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Full-time
3 years
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Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

The only programme of its kind in Scotland, DPsych in Health at GCU develops the vital knowledge and skills to reach BPS Practitioner Psychologist status and become a com ... [+]

According to the British Psychological Society, the goal of health psychology is to study scientifically the psychological processes of health, illness and health care.

The aim is to apply health psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health, the analysis and improvement of the health care system and health policy formation, the prevention of illness and disability and the enhancement of outcomes of those who are ill or disabled.

Health Psychology as a discipline is the fastest growing field of Psychology in the UK. However, currently, there are no Health Psychology Doctorates offered in Scotland. Given an aging and obesogenic population, with associated long-term health conditions, the demand for behavioral health and wellbeing interventions (and, therefore, Health Psychologists), is only set to increase.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Full-time
3 years
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Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

The Doctor of Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) (DPT) is a full-time programme delivered using innovative teaching methods to assist and contextualise learning. ... [+]

The Doctor of Physiotherapy (Pre-registration) (DPT) is a full-time programme delivered using innovative teaching methods to assist and contextualise learning. This programme leads to qualification as a physiotherapist, eligible to apply for HCPC registration as a practising physiotherapist. Modules are delivered by experienced tutors, researchers and invited academic and clinical lecturers who are specialists in their area of expertise.

Our close links with clinical/practice specialists allow our students access to the most up-to-date clinical material, research and professional expertise within the university and practice settings.

The DPT is practice and research led and the programme is designed to produce graduates who are equipped to meet the current and future needs and challenges of health & social care practice and research. The physiotherapy department has academic staff who are recognised experts in their areas of practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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Full-time
42 months
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Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

The only programme of its kind in Scotland, DPsych at GCU offers the extensive clinical development and training that takes you to Registered Counselling Psychologist lev ... [+]

Accredited by: HCPC BPS

Gain integrated clinical training and extensive professional development through GCU’s DPsych Counselling Psychology – the only programme of its kind in Scotland. Counselling psychology is a rapidly growing area of applied psychology, and a wide range of diverse settings are in need of highly skilled HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologists.

In this doctorate programme, you’ll expand your ability to work with complex client groups and contribute impactful research to the field of psychological health.

We draw on our relationships with active practitioners to give you a world-class and highly relevant education, with clinical training in both humanistic (person-centered) and cognitive-behavioral approaches. We take a holistic and comprehensive approach to instruction, and you’ll develop your skills in applied psychological theory and research as well as complete work in ongoing clinical placements.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
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3 - 7 years
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