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University of Salford

Palliative and End of Life Care

This course is designed to help you to understand the concepts of palliative and end of life care across all fields of practice and disease boundaries. Additionally, you will approach this area from a broad perspective whilst trying to provide an innovative approach to teaching and learning.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be qualified health and social care professionals interested in improving their skills and knowledge around palliative and end of life care. Students whose 1st language is not English will need to provide evidence of proficiency in the English language.

Course modules

Modules include: Death, dying and society; professional practice in palliative and end of life care; principles of ethical practice in end of life care; psychosocial care, exploring concepts of psychological, spiritual and emotional care and the impact of loss.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through a single written assignment. This will account for 100 per cent of the total mark for that module.

Sponsorship information

Study awards include: Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship; University of Salford student loyalty discount; Country bursary scheme (for International students only).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,217 per Credit (International) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,217 per Credit (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,750 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Salford Salford M5 4WT North West

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