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University of Dundee

Palliative Care Research (MPH)

This course is designed for students wishing to pursue a service or academic career in palliative care; it provides students with an excellent understanding of both research and public health issues, thus increasing their career opportunities.

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally required to hold a first class or upper second class degree in a health related topic and/or in subjects including medicine, the social sciences, and medical science. Applications will be considered from others who, although not graduates, are exceptionally well qualified in terms of seniority and experience. Please check our website for English language requirements.

Course modules

Modules include: epidemiology; basic statistics; palliative care (foundations and research part 1); research methods; intermediate statistics; palliative care (foundations and research part 2); advanced statistics; systematic reviews.

Assessment methods

Performance is monitored by formal examinations and continuous assessment. Formative assessment is delivered through group and individual feedback during the tutorials, discussion sessions and on coursework. Summative assessment is based on assignments and examinations. Examinations are marked by 2 independent members of the School who are blinded to student identity. Guidelines for markers are provided. The dissertations are also double marked.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MPH Full-time September 2017 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01382 383838