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Why social work needs doctors?

Orme, J. (2003) Why social work needs doctors? Social Work Education, 22 (6). pp. 541-554. ISSN 0261-5479

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This article seeks to explore the contribution that doctoral education can make to social work, as a profession and an academic discipline. In doing so it explains current arrangements for approving doctoral education by the research council and describes different routes to acquiring a doctorate. This overview highlights that doctoral education provides both opportunities and challenges both to those undertaking it, and to university departments offering it.