Taught course

Clinical Leadership in Cancer, Palliative and End of Life Care

University of Southampton · Faculty of Health Sciences

Entry requirements

Lower second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University in relevant subject – relevant experience/qualifications may be considered in lieu of a degree; registration with professional body; employment in clinical service providing care to those with cancer, life-limiting or life threatening illness or end-of-life needs.

Months of entry


Course content

This interdisciplinary programme is designed to have impact in your workplace by enabling you to develop the qualities required for clinical leadership and advanced practice in the provision of care and services for cancer, other life-threatening and life-limiting conditions, and for those at the end of life. The course gives you membership in an internationally renowned research group where you can influence and inform research agendas. Assignments of the core modules are negotiated by students with the programme team to be clinically relevant so that the form and content meet both your workplace and professional development needs. The attributes of advanced level practice in the UK outlined by the Department of Health (2010) position statement have also been mapped to the programme to meet registration body requirements.

Information for international students


Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12-18 months
part time
24-60 months

Course contact details

Health Sciences
+44 (0) 23 8059 5500