Cardiff University

Cardiff University

Pain Management

This is an e-Learning course suitable for health care professionals who want to specialise in the field of pain management. It is also aimed at educationalists to provide the appropriate knowledge and expertise on pain to teach others from various disciplines. The course is designed to achieve the following learning outcomes: develop a critical approach to pain management in the health setting; integrate knowledge of pain from different discipline areas such as the biological, psychological, sociological, pharmacological sciences; challenge traditional approaches to conceptualising pain; challenge traditional treatments regarding pain; develop a multidisciplinary knowledge based on pain; encourage research activity to both consolidate and extend current theories, approaches and treatments regarding pain.

Sponsorship information

Majority of students self-funded, some obtain awards from trusts and charities.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Distance learning September 2016 - 2 years
PgCert Distance learning September 2016 - 18 months
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 - 18 months

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Distance Learning

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