Taught course

Palliative Care

Institution
Ulster University · School of Nursing
Qualifications
PGDipMSc

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold a primary degree, or equivalent, or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning. In addition to the above, applicants should normally have: a. successfully completed an undergraduate research module (or equivalent learning) b. an appropriate qualification relevant to the programme; health professionals must hold UK Registration c. current experience with patients relevant to the palliative care programme; and d. provide evidence of competence in written and spoken English.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Ulster Palliative Care Postgraduate Diploma/ MSc is a multi-disciplinary programme which aims to develop and enhance the knowledge, skills and competence of health and social care professionals who come into contact with patients who have palliative and end of life care needs. Students will develop the knowledge, skills and competence to provide compassionate and person-centered care and will be provided with the capacity to take responsibility for advancing professional development to address constantly changing palliative care demands.

Information for international students

The minimum requirement for this course is Academic IELTS 6.0 with no band score less than 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement for Tier 4 visa purposes. Ulster recognises a number of other English language tests and comparable IELTS equivalent scores.

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

part time
24 months

MSc

part time
36 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment70
Dissertation30

Course contact details

Name
Dr Wendy Cousins
Email
w.cousins1@ulster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 28 9036 6185