Taught course

Certificate in Ethics and Palliative Care

Institution
Keele University · School of Law
Qualifications
PGCert

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Entry requirements

The PG Cert in Ethics and Palliative Care is open to professionals in the palliative care sector. Applicants for whom English is not a first language must provide evidence of a qualification in English Language, unless they hold a previous degree that was taught and examined in English. The minimum score for entry is academic ILETS 6.5 (with not subtest below 5.5) or equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) is designed for hospice, palliative health and social care professionals to gain an advanced understanding of the ethical problems in palliative care, without having to undertake a full Masters degree.

Major advances in medical technology, increased expectations, and changing moral attitudes have combined to generate many complex ethical problems in palliative care. This programme provides a deeper and systematic understanding of these ethical problems which those working in palliative care face in their professionals roles.

Aims of the course

  • The understanding of health care ethics
  • Connection to daily practice
  • Increase your professional quality

Course content

  • Moral theory and medical ethics
  • Ethical issues in care of the dying

Information for international students

The PG Cert in Ethics and Palliative Care is open to professionals in the palliative care sector. Applicants for whom English is not a first language must provide evidence of a qualification in English Language, unless they hold a previous degree that was taught and examined in English. The minimum score for entry is academic ILETS 6.5 (with not subtest below 5.5) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
£1,950 part time
International students
£5,850

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    Currently taught online. For more information, please contact the course lead: Dr. Sotirios Santatzoglou.

Course contact details

Name
Dr. Sotirios Santatzoglou
Email
s.santatzoglou@keele.ac.uk