Pain Management (Online), Postgraduate Diploma | Part time online | Diploma MSc | United Kingdom
12 months
4800 GBP/year
4800 GBP/year
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Pain and pain management are associated with a wide range of conditions (both acute and chronic). Year after year, life expectancy rises as technology and understanding of physical illness improve. However, the number of patients presenting with debilitating pain-related conditions is increasing. Learn more with the Pain Management (Online) Postgraduate Diploma from Diploma MSc.

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Specialist knowledge in pain management is a valuable asset and is becoming an additional responsibility for healthcare professionals. Our flexible Pain Management (Online) Postgraduate Diploma from Diploma MSc  focuses on interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to pain management and service provision as it is such a broad and complex area of medicine.Our distance learning diploma in pain management covers a wide range of pain-related conditions and meets the educational needs of both primary and secondary healthcare professionals. This highly practical and affordable pain management diploma emphasises direct application to current topics, case studies, and processes pertinent to the student's own remit and country of practice.

Alongside that, you’ll be able to collaborate with students from all over the world from various disciplines. This will provide you with clinically accurate and relevant information that you can immediately apply in your clinical practice, while also expanding your network and broadening your career opportunities.

On a successful completion of this flexible diploma in pain management, you’ll be able to:

  • Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the care of patients in pain management.
  • Critically evaluate current research in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary pain management.
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of self-care promotion for acute and chronic pain.
  • Deliver management strategies for the investigation and treatment of patients with pain conditions.

Programme Structure

Modules include: 

  • Mechanisms of Pain
  • Types of Pain
  • Principles of Pain Assessment and Management
  • Multidisciplinary Approaches to Pain Management
  • Pain in Specialist Populations
  • Interdisciplinary Service Provision

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
First Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Since our courses are conducted entirely online, they are accessible to both UK and international registered healthcare professionals providing all who join the course with flexibility to learn whenever and wherever they are.
  • Applicants will typically hold a first degree or equivalent (including international qualifications) in a relevant professional healthcare or management field.
  • Registered healthcare professionals or experienced managers working in the healthcare field, without these recognised qualifications will be considered on an individual basis and a wide range of prior experience may be taken into account. In some cases, applicants may be asked to submit a piece of work for assessment in order to confirm that they are able to work comfortably at postgraduate level, and demonstrate the requisite clinical and professional knowledge.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.


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