Palliative Medicine and Palliative Care
The course has been specifically designed for the varying needs of busy practitioners working in differing clinical settings across the globe; the postgraduate diploma is designed for professionals who wish to gain expertise in the practical management of patients with non-curable and terminal illness, and emphasises the unique contribution made by each discipline involved in palliative care; the MSc draws on the knowledge and skill-base developed in the postgraduate diploma, with the specific intention of expanding students' understanding of scientific method, scientific research and critical appraisal; there are 2 pathways available; the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Palliative Medicine is open to doctors, and the Postgraduate Diploma/MSc in Palliative Care is open to non-medical healthcare professionals.
Degree in medicine or an allied profession, or qualified nurse status (RGN or equivalent) and appropriate professional registration and work experience with some patients with palliative care needs (this can be a minor part of the workload). Admission to the MSc is limited to students who have successfully completed the postgraduate diploma to a high standard. Entry to the MSc component is competitive. Applicants whose 1st language is not English or Welsh need a minimum score of 6.5 in the IELTS examination.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 4,100 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Distance learning||£ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 3,500 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|PgDip||Distance learning||£ 4,100 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
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Palliative Medicine Admissions Team
029 2019 6111