Entry requirements

for Community Learning and Development (Professional Doctorate) DCLD

Date of entry

September 2022

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Entry requirements

Grade requirements

Upper second class Honours degree or Masters degree or equivalent, plus 5 years professional practice experience

Essential subjects

You will be asked to submit a written piece of work relating to the proposed broad topic they wish to focus on during their professional doctorate studies. This written piece of work will form the basis of the subsequent interview.

English language requirements

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You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.

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English language programmes

Prepare for university study and benefit from extra English tuition with an English language programme.

Combine language and study

Begin your academic career by studying courses that develop language skills through subject study as part of our international incorporated degrees.

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