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Supportive, Palliative and End of Life Care (MSc)

Online Sheffield Hallam University Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

Part time September, January MSc 3 years distance learning

About the course

On this course, you'll study flexibly around your existing commitments in practice, and apply your knowledge to your role. You'll work collaboratively in researching management strategies for end-of-life care, while studying independently towards a deeper understanding of care.

  • Develop your knowledge and clinical practice in supportive, palliative and end of life care.
  • Develop as a generalist or specialist practitioner in your clinical setting.
  • Gain an in depth understanding of the key factors impacting on end of life decision making.
  • Become autonomous practitioner, improving your research, leadership skills and ability to implement service developments.

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Entry Requirements

Normally, applicants will hold a first degree or professional qualification which is recognised in the UK in a related health care subject e.g. Nursing, Therapeutic Radiography or Physiotherapy.

Equivalent, international academic and/or professional qualifications will be accepted. Applicants will be considered on other relevant evidence which may include for example documented evidence of recent CPD activity, innovative practice, practice leadership, service development, research projects and/or publications.

Applicants must usually have 12 months full time (or equivalent part-time) experience and normally be working in a professional role in health and wellbeing and have contact with palliative care patients.

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