12 months
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20500 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Specialist Practice (Cancer) course from The University of Manchester is a partnership between The University of Manchester and The Christie School of Oncology aimed at nurses and other health professionals who want to develop their professional skills and clinical practice within oncology.

Overview

You will develop an expert knowledge base, higher decision-making skills and professional competencies to deliver care within the integrated multi-professional clinical teams that will form the basis of future healthcare delivery.

The Specialist Practice (Cancer) course from The University of Manchester consists of a wide range of taught generic professional skills and advanced clinical practice units that can be undertaken individually as CPD or as part of a postgraduate qualification.

The MSc can be studied full-time (one year) or part-time (up to three years), allowing you to fit study around your other commitments.

The delivery format of the course has been tailored to offer a large degree of flexibility, making it attractive and accessible to individuals currently working within the NHS both locally and nationally.

Teaching and learning

Our course units are supported by a dedicated team comprising academics, leaders in their fields of research and practice, specialist practitioners, e-learning specialists and professional support staff.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Effective strategies for advanced communication
  • Critical appraisal and evidence synthesis
  • Quantitative design and analysis
  • Qualitative design and analysis
  • Research Design
  • Managing research in the clinical setting
  • Foundation in Cancer Care
  • Principles and Practice of Breast Care Nursing
  • Promoting Effective Practice in Supportive and Palliative Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Academic entry qualification overview

  • We require a relevant honours first degree (Lower Second or above or equivalent) from an approved higher education institution or evidence of previous study, research or professional experience that the University accepts as qualifying you for entry.
English language test validity
  • Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Specialist Practice (Cancer)
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