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  Palliative Care - MSc/PGDip/PGCert


Newcastle University    Medical Sciences Graduate School

Part time September MSc, PGDip, PGCert 1-5 years Part time
Nursing & Health (27)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Palliative Care MSc/PGDip/PGCert programme at Newcastle University. Designed for healthcare professionals and individuals in related fields, this programme delves into the profound impact of advanced diseases on patients, caregivers, and society. Through online collaboration with peers worldwide, you will challenge end-of-life suffering and enhance your healthcare research skills. The modular structure allows flexibility around work commitments, with qualifications ranging from a Postgraduate Certificate to a Master of Science. Key modules cover holistic care, interprofessional collaboration, and service provision, preparing you to manage symptoms in advanced disease and bereavement effectively. The programme's emphasis on assessment strategies, clinical management, and support networks sets it apart. With world-leading oncology education and access to top-notch academic support services, Newcastle University equips you for a successful career in oncology, palliative care, or research. Join us to elevate your expertise and make a difference in healthcare.

About the course

PGCert - Part time: Minimum 12 months, maximum 24 months

PGDip - Part time: Minimum 24 months, maximum 48 months

MSc - Part time: Minimum 36 months, maximum 60 months

Our Palliative Care MSc, PGDip, PGCert is for professionals working in healthcare and related fields. These fields include public health and cancer research. You'll explore the impact of advanced and incurable disease on:

  • patients
  • caregivers
  • society
  • the wider healthcare context

You'll collaborate online with peers from all over the world. You'll challenge the perpetuation of suffering at the end of life.

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Entry Requirements

A 2:2 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a relevant discipline and working in the healthcare profession or related field. We will consider applications on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and are working in the healthcare profession or related field.

You must be IT literate to complete these highly interactive courses online and have access to a computer with a printer and a reliable internet connection.


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