Taught course

Palliative Care

Institution
King's College London · Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery and Palliative Care
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

A degree in medicine, nursing or dentistry or a 2:1 degree in life sciences or social sciences. You must also have experience of working in palliative care or an associated area, eg clinical or social care research.

Months of entry

January

Course content

Our Palliative Care programme will give you the skills to critically appraise research and evidence on palliative care, conduct high quality research, improve clinical practice and develop services across the world. You will have world-class teaching at one of the strongest centres of palliative care research in the world and the only purpose-built institute for palliative care.

Key benefits

  • Our course has a national and international reputation which attracts students from all over the world
  • Strongly focused on evidence and an understanding how to conduct research in palliative care and related areas
  • Course based at the Cicely Saunders Institute, a WHO Collaborating Centre for palliative care and rehabilitation that is at the heart of national and international research and academic-clinical collaborations
  • Our teaching staff are academics, practitioners, policy makers and global leaders in palliative care
  • Our MSc is delivered with St Christopher’s Hospice, which provides skilled and compassionate palliative care of the highest quality.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Course Admissions
Email
pg-healthadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 7000