Taught course

Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care

Institution
Sheffield Hallam University · Radiotherapy and Oncology
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

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Entry requirements

Normally, applicants will hold a first degree or professional qualification which is recognised in the UK in a related health care subject. Examples of a first degree in a relevant subject include Nursing, Therapeutic Radiography or Physiotherapy etc.

Equivalent, international academic and/or professional qualifications will be accepted. Applicants will be considered on other relevant evidence which may include for example documented evidence of recent CPD activity, innovative practice, practice leadership, service development, research projects and/or publications. Such evidence must be clearly described in any application. Applicants are usually required to provide at least one reference evidencing their capability for postgraduate study.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Enrich your practice in supportive, palliative and end of life care with this versatile and flexible postgraduate distance learning course.

  • Develop your knowledge and clinical practice in supportive, palliative and end of life care.
  • Develop as a generalist or specialist practitioner in your clinical setting.
  • Gain an in depth understanding of the key factors impacting on end of life decision making.
  • Become autonomous practitioner, improving your research, leadership skills and ability to implement service developments.

On this course, you'll study flexibly around your existing commitments in practice, and apply your knowledge to your role. You'll work collaboratively in researching management strategies for end-of-life care, while studying independently towards a deeper understanding of care.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    flexible
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGDip
    flexible
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
  • PGCert
    flexible
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Enquiries
Email
enquiries@shu.ac.uk
Phone
+441142255555