Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Professional Doctorate

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh
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Rank: 75 (TCUG)

Location: Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Website: www.qmu.ac.uk

Study mode full-time

Degree: Doctorate

Start Date: 2019/09/23

Duration: -

Intl fees: £11780

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This course will help you to develop expertise professionally, personally, and in research skills, enabling you to take forward your profession. You choose the focus of your learning within your own professional arena, so this course is highly relevant and flexible to your particular context.

The Professional Doctorate is for experienced professionals working in various contexts. It enables the development of high level skills in the application of research, communication, leadership and consultancy in practice. This course will give you an internationally recognised high level of qualification. For example: Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Social Science, Doctor of Person- Centred Practice.


Entry requirements

You should have a postgraduate diploma or master’s qualification, which includes research methods, and strong evidence of personal and professional development. Candidates should normally have significant experience, and show evidence of development in an area of expert practice, and /or management and leadership skills. There will be an interview process.

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh.

About this university

International students

Around 17% of students attending the university are from outside the UK. The Recruitment and International Liaison Office is the first place for international students to contact regarding matters around their studies. They are available to provide a range of information and assistance on subjects that commonly are encountered when coming to the UK including immigration and visas, accommodation, bringing family members with them, fees, and funding issues. In addition, there is English language support for those students who don’t speak the language as their first language. The student union is on hand to offer a range of advice and support for students as well as organising extra-curricular activities, volunteering opportunities and even services such as entertainment venues. One of these is Maggie’s the student union bar and café where students can meet friends, have a drink or a meal and make use of the pool tables. It is also used as a venue for special events from parties to fundraising events and much more. There are a host of sports on offer at the university ranging from traditional team sports such as basketball, football and rugby to solo sports such as badminton and tennis. There are even special Scottish sports on offers such as Camogie and Gaelic football. The societies on offer are equally diverse and range from interest groups such as the Anime Society to cultural and religion groups such as Christian Union and into the arts such as the Drama or Dance Societies. These also include volunteering and charity groups.

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