Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Pain Management

This course is relevant to all professionals working in pain management. Upon completion of the course, students are able to respond and be proactive in managing the complex needs of the patient in pain, in a variety of settings and enhance and improve the quality of pain management within the healthcare arena.

Entry requirements

A professional qualification and/or registration with the appropriate professional body; International students should additionally have an English Language qualification, as specified by the International Office; Possess either a degree or equivalent level qualification, or provide evidence of relevant experience to undertake the programme. All offers are subject to interview and references.

Course modules

PgCert: Core modules: The physiology of pain and its pharmacological management; pharmacological management of pain; research theory and practice; symptom management of palliative and end of life care. PgDip: Core modules: Non-pharmacological management of pain; psychological and sociological perspectives on pain; ethics and law relating to pain management; plus 1 option. MSc: Dissertation project.

Assessment methods

These include reflective essays, seminar presentations, poster presentations, portfolios and case studies, and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 620 per Module (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 620 per Module (EU fees) 3 years
PgCert Part-time £ 620 per Module (home fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time £ 620 per Module (EU fees) 1 years
PgDip Part-time £ 620 per Module (home fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time £ 620 per Module (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Westbourne City South Campus Birmingham B15 3TN West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Course Enquiries Team
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5595