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This M.Sc. in Palliative Care is open to a wide range of professionals who have experience in delivering a palliative care approach within practice within the last two years. The aim of this inter-disciplinary course is to provide an opportunity for students to develop a comprehensive academic and evidence based approach to their practice and to critically explore and critique palliative care service provision. For the duration of the course| students need to be employed in an area where the principles of palliative care are operationalized when caring for individuals with life threatening illness and their families.

The aim of this interdisciplinary course is to facilitate students to develop a comprehensive academic and evidence-based approach to their practice, to critically explore and critique palliative care service provision. It is run in partnership with St. Francis Hospice, Dublin, with design and delivery input from the TCD School of Nursing and Midwifery; TCD School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the TCD Discipline of Occupational Therapy. The course is open to a wide range of professionals.

Year One

Commences with a full week in September and thereafter one or two days per week for the remainder of the academic year.

Year Two

Attendance at workshops throughout the academic year.

During Year One of the course, students undertake a total of 104 hours of supernumerary clinical placements in various care settings relevant to the speciality of palliative care. They may be required to attend additional teaching sessions or clinical placements at associated service provider sites as well as at the student’s practice base clinical site. A blended learning approach is utilised in the delivery of theoretical content which includes lectures, group discussions and self-directed learning. Content for some modules are delivered completely online. The assessment process is a combination of written and practical assignments.

Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Practice

Year One

Postgraduate Diploma in Palliative Care

Year One

and a choice between one of the two following modules:

Master in Science in Palliative Care

Year One

and a choice between one of the two following modules:

Year Two

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Course Fees

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Visit the Palliative Care - MSc/PgDip page on the Trinity College Dublin website for more details!

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