Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Cancer Studies

This course covers all aspects of delivering care to patients. Students will study treatment modalities, biological, psychosocial and ethical perspectives. Well-established cancer institutes and oncological and palliative care experts developed and deliver the course. This course is designed to provide oncology, palliative care and oncology pharmaceutical industry professionals with detailed knowledge about the interrelationship between oncology and clinical cancer service provision. Through the course students will develop clinical leadership, clinical excellence and the ability to cultivate interdisciplinary collaboration in the delivery of evidence based oncology and palliative care. This includes sharing mutually valuable information to help develop clinical practice. Students will be introduced to the basis of research in oncology and palliative care, preparing them for further research within the fields.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert On-line study - 12 months
PgCert On-line study - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Medical Sciences Graduate School (Oncology and Palliative Care Team)
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7032