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Pain Management

University College London (UCL)

24 months
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14700 GBP/year
8250 GBP/year
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About

This specialist Pain Management programme at the University College London (UCL) is aimed at clinical professionals from all backgrounds involved in the delivery of integrated pain services in primary or secondary care.

Overview

 Combining cutting-edge research with an international reputation for clinical excellence, the UCL Pain Management MSc is ideal for anyone wanting to improve the lives of people living with pain while also accelerating their own career.

Why study this degree at UCL?

This exciting Pain Management programme at the University College London (UCL) will provide graduates with the knowledge and opportunities to accelerate their careers in pain management. This is ideal for anyone pursuing a senior clinical position, health management role, or research and development or industry career.

Beginning with the socio-economic impact and moving from acute to chronic pain states before arriving at more complex pain conditions and interventions, this programme develops the knowledge and core skills required of an advanced pain practitioner.

This programme offers unique learning opportunities:

  • Research-led material from UCLH's internationally renowned experts on headache and abdominopelvic pain.
  • Innovative content on managing pain in the community.
  • World's first module on Neuromodulation from the basic science to post-implantation care.
  • World class expertise on the management of pain in cancer patients and survivors.

The programme is delivered via a specially-designed online learning environment. Recognising that the subject matter is often academically and emotionally demanding, optional workshops with programme tutors are available at the Bloomsbury campus and via lecturecast. In addition, online small-group tutorials supplement the online learning content.

Careers

This programme is the ideal solution for:

  • Nurses and allied health professionals wishing to pursue senior (Band 7+) roles in the NHS
  • General practitioners involved in the delivery of integrated community pain services
  • Junior doctors wishing to develop and demonstrate clinical interest in pain management and/or the pain component of training in anaethesia
  • International doctors wishing to develop their expertise in pain management
  • Osteopaths and chiropractors with an interest in pain management.

Employability

Combining academic excellence with UCL's reputation as London's global university and our strong links to industry, the prospects for graduates of this programme are excellent. Whether you wish to continue with patient care in the NHS or private sector, pursue doctoral research, or work in industry and innovation, this programme will equips students not only with the knowledge and skills but also the networking links and research experience to take their career to the next level.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Pain in Society
  • Acute Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Pain in Cancer Patients
  • Headache, Paediatric Pain & Abdominopelvic Pain
  • Strategies for the Self-Management of Pain
  • Neuromodulation
  • Pain in the Community

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second-class UK Bachelor's degree or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Applicants should also be registered/licensed healthcare professionals with a demonstrable interest in pain management.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8250 GBP per year during 24 months.

Funding

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