MD: In addition to the PhD, the Medical School offers the postgraduate degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD) through supervised research within individual research groups. DProf: Typically four years full-time, six years part-time, a Professional Doctorate is a research degree structured around a particular area of professional practice. You will follow a programme of directed study, including periods of approved professional/industrial practice and training, together with a programme of research. Assessment includes a thesis of up to 80,000 words. The degree ensures that the candidate’s profession and workplace interconnect throughout
We recognise the crucial contribution that research staff make to our internationally excellent and world-leading research. The success of our research staff underpins our ambition which will drive forward research quality, create a suitable environment for research to flourish, whilst ensuring that the impact of our research is maximised. To this end, we are committed to providing a genuinely supportive environment and culture, where researchers can thrive both professionally and personally.
the whole programme, so that research conducted is relevant to their own practice and workplace. CAN I STUDY PART-TIME? Part-time study is possible for UK and international students*, but you are encouraged to contact the academic department in question before applying. Look out for the PT symbol on the course pages. *Please visit our website for conditions. HR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH AWARD Swansea University proudly holds the European Commission HR Excellence in Research Award in recognition of our commitment to support the career development of research staff.
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