University of South Wales

University of South Wales

Professional Practice (Cancer and Palliative Care)

The programme offers a sound educational experience for health and social care practitioners within both home and international markets. Its flexible structure with a choice of modules enable the student to make educational choices to create an individual programme that supports their own professional practice. The programme has recently been revalidated and is responding to the modernisation agenda of health and social care services. Module choice is designed to meet the needs of health and social care practitioners at Masters level.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have an Honours degree and be a professionally qualified health or social care professional; for international students, IELTs 7.0 or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Research methods; legal and ethical aspects of research; quantitative data analysis; qualitative data analysis.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include written assignments mainly based on issues from practice, scenario based role plays and critical literature reviews.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 4,750 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Part-time £ 2,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cardiff (Atrium) Campus Cardiff CF37 1DL Wales

Key information

Enquiries and Admissions Unit
Telephone number: 
03455 76 77 78