Entry requirements

Entry requirements: You will normally be expected to hold a health related first degree or equivalent and/or relevant clinical experience. All offers are subject to interview and references. Please note you do not need to be a registered Health Care Professional. International students should additionally have an English Language qualification, as specified by the International Office

Months of entry


Course content

Course overview:
The course is aimed at people who care about making a difference to those in their care. It will provide you with the knowledge and understanding of how to manage the complex needs of patients in pain and improve the quality of pain management. The course is:
Appropriate for all professionals with an interest in pain management.
Designed around minimal contact time, supported by on-line resources.

The programme aims to:

Develop practitioners who are able to respond appropriately and be proactive in managing the care of the patient in pain with complex needs, in a variety of settings.
Enhance and expand the specialist knowledge and skills of practitioners in order for them to facilitate the development of pain management within the health care arena so as to improve care provision
Facilitate practitioners to critically analyse their own, and others, clinical practice in order to challenge established ideas and methods regarding pain and its management.
Promote a multi disciplinary team (MDT) approach to pain management in relation to relevant evidence based guidelines incorporating expertise from other specialist fields of practice.

Information for international students

Prospective students from non-EU countries may enquire via the International Office

Fees and funding

Employer/self or sponsor

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
12-36 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)121 331 5595