Taught course

Cancer Care

Institution
University of the West of Scotland · School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery
Qualifications
GradCert

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement is an appropriate undergraduate qualification, e.g. BSc Nursing/Health Studies or equivalent*, and registration on part 1 of the Professional Register of the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) or equivalent professional body. Applicants may also be considered with other academic, vocational or professional qualifications deemed to be equivalent. It would be advantageous for prospective students to be working in an area where people with cancer are regularly cared for. *NB Registered healthcare professionals who do not hold a first degree may also undertake this programme on the provision of two satisfactory references.

Months of entry

September, February

Course content

This graduate certificate course in Cancer Care at University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has been designed to enable practitioners to deliver evidence based care to people with cancer. This part-time course is a combination of online delivery and attendance at UWS's Hamilton or Paisley campuses (unless stated otherwise).
The certificate programme aims to consolidate the knowledge and skills of graduate nurses and healthcare professionals and will meet the continuing professional development needs of practitioners working within both general and specialist areas. It would be advantageous for prospective cancer care students to be working in an area where people with cancer are regularly cared for.

Information for international students

For more information please visit - www.uws.ac.uk/international

Fees and funding

For more information please visit - www.uws.ac.uk/fundingadvice

Qualification and course duration

GradCert

part time
Variable months

Course contact details

Name
Student Enquiries Team
Email
uni-direct@uws.ac.uk
Phone
0800 027 1000 (+44 141 849 4101 out with UK)