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  MSc Palliative and End of Life Care


University of Liverpool    Department of Medicine

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time, 3 years part-time
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the MSc Palliative and End of Life Care programme at the School of Medicine. This master's level course is meticulously designed to equip healthcare professionals and intercalating medical students with the theoretical and practical knowledge essential for excelling in this critical field. Delve into the core elements of good practice, encompassing clinical, academic, and international perspectives to tackle present and future challenges in Palliative and End of Life Care. Develop advanced communication, team working, and leadership skills while honing your expertise through work-based learning placements in specialist palliative care settings. The programme's blended learning approach, including classroom sessions, online activities, and practical experiences, ensures a comprehensive educational experience. Upon completion, you'll be primed for senior clinical and leadership roles, enhancing patient care and interprofessional collaboration. Join us if you hold a minimum 2:1 degree or equivalent, and let this programme elevate your career to new heights.

About the course

This programme has been developed to enable healthcare and allied professionals, and intercalating medical students, to engage with both theoretical and practice elements in the study of Palliative and End of Life Care at master's Level.

This course will encourage you to consider how good practice can be achieved across a number of different practice settings and apply learning to your own practice area. This programme is rooted in the core elements of good practice, engaging clinical, academic, organisational, political and international perspectives on the current and future challenges for Palliative and End of Life Care.

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Entry Requirements

All qualified clinicians and allied healthcare professionals must have a degree with a degree award at minimum 2:1.

For intercalating medical students you should have successfully completed a minimum of 3 years undergraduate training at a recognised medical school.

For nurses who may have qualified without a degree, examples of an ability to study at level 7 will be required.

If you hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent, but don’t meet our entry requirements, a Pre-Master’s can help you gain a place.




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