University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Supportive and Palliative Care

The increased number of patients living with chronic and terminal illness intensifies the need to provide excellent supportive and palliative care, primarily for older people and often for extended periods of time prior to, as well as throughout, the final stages of illness; the Supportive and Palliative Care Research Group (SPCRG) aims to carry out research which leads to greater understanding of the patient experience of chronic, debilitating and life-threatening illness and improvement in professional delivery of healthcare. The research focus of the group reaches beyond cancer into traditionally under-researched areas e.g. older people, stroke and dementia; its remit extends along the continuum of prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up and care of the dying and the translation of research findings into service development initiatives.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) at undergraduate level and a minimum of a merit (or international equivalent) at Master's level. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Whole course (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 14,850 per Whole course (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Whole course (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Whole course (Wales) 3 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Whole course (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 14,850 per Whole course (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Research Secretary
Telephone number: 
0115 823 0885