University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Clinical Leadership in Cancer, Palliative and End of Life Care

This interdisciplinary programme will suit those wishing to develop their careers leading the care and services provided to people with life-threatening and life-limiting conditions. Throughout your studies you will participate in research group seminars and engage in debate with renowned researchers in the area. Our ultimate goal is to foster your ability to lead compassionate and sensitive patient care, to design and lead services and to harness the potential of those you work with.

Entry requirements

A 1st degree (2.2 or above) or equivalent, in a relevant subject from an approved institution of higher education. Applicants must hold professional registration with the relevant professional or statutory body or equivalent, be in current employment in a clinical service providing care to adults or young people or childrenwith cancer, palliative care (as a consequence of any illness) or end of life care needs and be able to provide a satisfactory reference and evidence of support from a manager. This programme is open to home and international students.

Course modules

Specialist practice in cancer palliative and end of life care; policy and service design in cancer, palliative and end of life care; international and contemporary perspectives of clinical leadership in cancer; palliative and end of life care; e-learning for generic research methods; 1 module selected from the choice available across the university, appropriate to the student�s practice; dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Highfield Campus Southampton SO17 1BJ South East

Key information

Health Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 8059 5500