Professional Doctorates

Making your application

Making your application for your Professional Doctorate

In order to study one of our Professional Doctorates you need to provide evidence of the following:

  • current registration with a UK regulatory body where appropriate
  • current employment in management, practice or education as appropriate
  • a Masters qualification (or equivalent)
  • employment in a senior position within a health or social care organisation in the UK

Application Letters


To help you with your application we have provided a letter reminding you of the information required to make your full application. Below is also a referee letter for you to complete and provide to your referees.


Application Requirements

To make a full application, you will need to:

  • complete the University's online application form
  • provide two academic references
  • provide academic transcripts/certificates
  • provide a language certificate (if relevant)
  • provide a 500 word personal statement
  • attach a 300-word description of:
    • Your clinical practice (for clinical programmes)
    • Your managerial responsibilities (for management programmes)


    Once we have received your signed and completed application form as well as the above required documentation, we will write to confirm if you have been successful in gaining a place.

Application Deadline

Applications for the 2018 intake will close on 7 September 2018. All supporting documents must be received by this date for your application to be considered.

Get in touch
Jade D'Mello Senior Student Administrator
Telephone:  +44 (0)1206 873375