Taught course

Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care

Sheffield Hallam University · Faculty Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

Typically you need a degree or equivalent in a health or social care discipline. 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

You should be working in a general or specialist area of supportive or palliative care.

If you are accepted on the course, we will send you preparatory tasks and course information at least two months before you begin. Late applicants receive this information as soon as they are accepted unconditionally.

If English is not your first language, you need an IELTS score of 7.0 or TOEFL or equivalent.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This master's programme is aimed at all health care professionals working in the field of supportive and palliative care, whether generalist or specialist, whatever the clinical setting. It enables you to give vital treatment and support patients with life-limiting illnesses to achieve the best quality of life. This flexible course is offered via Distance Learning to allow you to tailor your learning to your needs and area of practice.

Students can access the full master's programme or exit at Certificate (PgCert End of Life Care) or Diploma levels. Individual modules may be accessed as stand-alone modules for CPD. Recognition of prior certificated learning will be considered.

Information for international students

Please visit our website.

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 our website.

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course. Visit our website to find out more.

Qualification and course duration


36 months


24 months


12 months

Course contact details

Post-experience and Postgraduate Office
0114 225 2373