Taught course

Ethics of Cancer and Palliative Care

Institution
Keele University · Centre for Professional Ethics
Qualifications
MAPGDip

Entry requirements

Suitable professional experience in palliative health care required. A first degree is not always required. Intercalating medical students must have completed the 4th year of their medical degree.

Months of entry

October

Course content

The course is taught in partnership with Marie Curie Cancer Care, and includes modules on Ethical Concepts; Autonomy, Paternalism, and Consent; Quality of Life, Death, and Dying; and Contemporary Issues. This course is also suitable for medical students who wish to intercalate to gain an MA.

Information for international students

This course is taught in short intensive teaching blocks, and so can be taken on a part-time basis by students living outside the UK.

Fees and funding

Employers, professional development (CME / CPD, PGEA etc)
Bursaries available for Keele alumni.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
distance learning
24 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

part time
12 months
distance learning
12 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment66
Dissertation34 (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Centre Administrator
Email
ethics@keele.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1782 734084
Fax
+44 (0)1782 734239