Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

Advanced Practice in Palliative Care and Applied Education

This course allows students to extend their careers in palliative care nursing, with the emphasis on teaching and learning methods; this element of the palliative care route aims to enhance the quality of health care by fostering a broader, deeper and more critical approach to palliative care and education; the course will prepare students for a deeper involvement in the development and communication of the theories behind practice.

Entry requirements

Currently in a role which has a contractual obligation for teaching, learning and assessment; applicants who require registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (nurses and midwives only) need to have been a registered practitioner working with students for a minimum period of 3 years.

Course modules

Year 1: Symptom management in palliative care, therapeutic communication in palliative care, strategic and global issues in palliative care. Year 2: Professional study and practices, effective learning and teaching in higher education contexts, research methods, assessment evaluation and support. Year 3: Dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 9,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 570 per Credit module (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,614 per Credit module (overseas fees) 3 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Part-time - 3 years
Full-time - 1 years
Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Craiglockhart Campus Edinburgh EH14 1DJ Scotland

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