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Taught Doctorate: Doctor of Nursing Practice 

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) is a new and innovative postgraduate degree.Where the DNP differs from the traditional PhD, or even the traditional taught doctorate is in its focus on practice. It is not simply concerned with knowledge, but also with action. The aim is to equip the future leaders of nursing with the knowledge and skills they need to make a dynamicand effective contribution to health care, whether that be as advanced clinicians, managers or educationalists. Evidence of all professional and academic qualifications must be presented at the time of application.

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 Taught Doctorate Programme information 2010-2011 can be found here

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Taught Doctorate: Doctorate in Midwifery Practice

The Doctor of Midwifery Practice (DMP) degree marks a major international innovation in the advanced training and education of midwives. It is the emphasis on practice that makes the DMP different from the traditional PhD, or even the traditional taught doctorate. It is not simply concerned with knowledge, but also with action. Its purpose is to equip the future leaders of midwifery with the knowledge and skills they need to make a dynamic and effective contribution to health care, whether that be as advanced clinicians, managers or educationalists. In short, the degree is designed to ensure a significant and immediate payback in terms of the capacity of students to perform at a high level.

A distinctive feature of this course is that it is delivered entirely by distance learning, with no requirement for students to attend the University.  Students will need reliable access to the internet as all relevant materials will be made available to students online, using a range of print and audio-visual media.  Contact with lecturers and supervisors will be by email, online discussion forum, and other means of telecommunication.  Students will also need to provide evidence of support from a senior colleague in the site in which their innovation is to be introduced, who will provide facilitation for their dissertation project

 

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Taught Doctorate Programme information 2010-2011 can be found here

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