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Postgraduate Certificate Online

Palliative Care (Distance Learning)

University of South Wales

60 months
1030 GBP/module
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The online Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care (Distance Learning) from University of South Wales is designed to develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to care for patients who have life limiting illnesses and their families.

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The Palliative Care (Distance Learning) from University of South Wales is designed for a variety of registered adult healthcare professionals within primary and secondary care. It will contribute to and enhance your abilities to lead and drive clinically-effective care with patients with advanced disease.

You will develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of the issues within palliative care, examining the key legal, clinical, ethical and social issues, and how these translate into practice.

This distance learning course, which combines excellent resources and support from course leaders, allows you to combine both study and professional commitments. You have the option to study one module or a combination all three modules over one to five years.


The Postgraduate Certificate Palliative Care course will enable students to demonstrate clear evidence of ongoing professional development in line with national strategic plans.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nature and Scope of Palliative Care: Specific issues pertinent to the delivery of effective palliative care
  • Therapeutic Management of Life Limiting Illness in Palliative Care: Assessment and management of complex symptoms
  • End of Life Care: Role of the professional in the care of an individual at the end of life, including perspectives from the individual and family 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


600 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent. Applications from individuals with evidence of ongoing professional development will also be considered through the accreditation of prior learning (APL)/ accreditation of prior and experiential learning (APEL) mechanism.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    1030 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1030 GBP per module during 60 months.

Part-time UK: £1030 per 20 credits


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.

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