Stafford Associates Offering University of Leicester Doctorate in Social Science

Top Quote Stafford Associates is offering a Doctorate in Social Science in association with the UK based University of Leicester. This distance learning course aims to produce professionals of the highest level who have knowledge of a range of research techniques. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 12, 2011 - Dubai, UAE: Stafford Associates, an Academic Service Provider headquartered in Dubai is offering a Doctorate in Social Science, a distance learning programme, in collaboration with the UK based University of Leicester. The programme is designed to produce practitioners who have mastered the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the conduct of their professional activities at the highest level. The fee for the programme is GBP 17,280, inclusive of all course material and library access.

    Talking about the programme, a senior academician associated with Stafford Associates commented, "Using specifically designed materials you will gain a thorough grasp of the theoretical foundations of the profession. This will include advanced theory from a number of different social science disciplines, e.g. economics, education and training policy, management science, the psychology of learning, sociology, and the sociology of education."

    The programme will help students acquire knowledge of the range of research techniques available for enhancing professional knowledge. It also provides students with the ability to utilise appropriate research techniques to come up with research of a publishable quality. The course is based on leading research from around the world and the insight of the university's own academicians. The course imparts students with the skills they can immediately imply in their jobs. The course is designed around the requirements of professionals as it allows them to develop skills and experience without leaving employment.

    The duration of the Doctorate programme is 48 months while it can be extended to a maximum of 72 months. For admission, the students have to provide evidence of a relevant Masters degree, preferably at distinction level, as well as a detailed outline of the initial research proposal. The quality of the proposal will carry crucial significance in determining the students' eligibility for admission.

    About Stafford Associates

    Stafford Associates is a renowned distance learning organisation offering Doctorate and part time MBA in the Middle East and Levant. Formed in 1993 it offers higher education options to professionals in the Middle East in collaboration with the British universities. Courses awarded by them help the students immensely to advance their careers. These are focussed on assisting full-time professionals with quality distance learning programmes.

    Contact Information

    Stafford Associates - Dubai
    P.O. Box 500358.
    Block 6, F 01
    Dubai - UAE
    Ph: +971 4 3901685
    Fax: +971 4 3664574
    Email: info ( @ ) stafford dot ae

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