Taught course

Prostate Cancer Care

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

You need a degree or a higher diploma level professionally recognised qualification in a related healthcare subject such as nursing or radiotherapy and oncology. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam. Find out more

A significant part of your current work should focus on the care of those affected by prostate cancer. The course is specifically designed for individuals working within or towards a specialist practice role in prostate cancer care.

If English is not your first language you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent. If your level of English language is currently below IELTS 6.0 we recommend you consider an appropriate Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required level of English.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Study a unique course supported by Prostate Cancer UK and designed for healthcare practitioners working in or towards a specialist role caring for those affected by prostate cancer. During your studies you gain an in-depth knowledge of the management of the disease, develop your advanced communication skills, reflect on your role as an ambassador for your patients, and develop ideas for service improvement within your practice and workplace.

Information for international students

Please visit our website at https://www.shu.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

There is support available to help you afford tuition fees and living costs whilst your study at Hallam. Find out at https://www.shu.ac.uk/study-here/fees-and-funding.

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit https://www.shu.ac.uk/international/fees-scholarships-and-discounts to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
36 to 72 months months

Course contact details

Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
+44 (0)114 225 5555