University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Lymphoedema Care

Studying this award provides students with the knowledge, understanding and skills in the principles and practice of holistic palliative/end of life care and students have the opportunity to critically analyse local and national influences on care and their implications for service delivery.

Entry requirements

Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert: You should be a registered health and / or social care professional working within clinical practice and it is imperative you have access to clients requiring lymphoedema care; A first degree (minimum 2.2) in a related subject area; Students who have attained a third class honours or a non-honours degree, or who do not have a first degree, but have successfully completed Level 6 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules (or can provide evidence of their ability to pursue successfully the PG Cert) may be considered e.g. completion of an approved preparation course for level 7 study. Such applicants will be invited to discuss individual needs with the programme leader and the admissions tutor for the programme to determine suitability for study at post-graduate level in this specialist arena Prior to the course commencing you may submit a claim for Recognition of Prior Learning against modules in the Award, a written request for this will need to be made to the Award Leader prior to the course commencing. MSc: You must previously have studied and passed 120 credits at certificate level (level 4) or equivalent, 120 credits at diploma level (level 5) or equivalent and 120 credits at degree level (level 6) before commencing this course. If you think that you do not meet these criteria please check with your course leader immediately. You should hold current registration as a healthcare professional and be employed in an appropriate setting with access to individuals with palliative/end of life care needs (e.g. hospital, hospice, nursing home, community etc.) Ideally, you should already have a clear understanding of the contemporary issues relating to the speciality and the impact of these upon care provision. If English is not your first language you will need to have a TOEFL score of 550 or above, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, or evidence of English proficiency equivalent to these scores.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 3 Years
MSc Part-time January 2020 - 3 Years
Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert Part-time September 2019 - 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Wolverhampton WV1 1AD West Midlands
Walsall College WS1 1XN West Midlands

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