University of Warwick

University of Warwick

Palliative Care in Long Term Conditions

This is a 5-day taught module followed by an assignment; this module is multidisciplinary and aims to gain a greater depth of understanding of palliative care in long-term conditions; this course aims to consider the inequalities of existing specialist palliative care provision for patients with non malignant disease and analyse how current NHS policy may challenge this position in the future; increase students knowledge and understanding of the palliative care needs of patients suffering from a range of non malignant diseases; considers the social aspects of palliative care in non-malignant disease together with perspectives from primary and secondary care.

Entry requirements

Applicants usually need at least a 2.2 Honours in a 1st degree of an approved university in a relevant discipline or disciplines. Students whose 1st language is not English should have 1 of the following recognised English language qualifications: IELTS (British Council International Testing System) of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in reading and writing; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) of at least 92 (internet-based iBT), PTE 62, CAE 60+ or CPE.

Assessment methods

4,000 word written assignment.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PGA Part-time day £ 3,370 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
PGA Part-time day £ 7,595 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Warwick Coventry CV4 7AL West Midlands

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