12 months
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21650 GBP/year
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About

This Palliative and End of Life Care programme from University of Liverpool has been developed to enable healthcare and allied professionals to engage with both theoretical and practice elements in the study of Palliative and End of Life Care at Masters Level The programme is led by Dr Stephen Mason (Academic Lead) and Professor John Ellershaw (Clinical Lead).

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The curriculum will encourage you to consider how good practice can be achieved across a number of different practice settings and apply learning to your own practice area. This programme is rooted in the core elements of good practice, engaging clinical, academic, organisational, political and international perspectives on the current and future challenges for Palliative and End of Life Care .

This Palliative and End of Life Care programme from University of Liverpool will prepare and provide you with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to develop into, and engage in senior clinical and/or leadership roles within regional, national and international contexts. The programme aims to facilitate learning experiences that will promote improvements in the care delivered to patients and families, enhance support provided to colleagues, enable effective team working within and across professions and sectors, and highlight the pressures of organisation structures and resources on service delivery.

Career prospects

On completion of the programme, students will have an in-depth, critical understanding of the evidence that underpins the practice and development of Palliative and End of Life Care, across a range of practice contexts, including local, national and international spheres. Additionally, students will be equipped to identify both strengths and weaknesses within the evidence base, and be able to develop novel approaches to address these and contribute to this developing field. This understanding will be within a critical appreciation of the role of policy development in facilitating changes within practice, and service delivery/ organisational structures.

Thus this programme will prepare and provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to develop into, and engage in senior clinical and/or leadership roles within regional, national and international contexts by promoting improvements in the care delivered to patients and families, supporting colleagues and ensuring effective team working within and across professions and sectors, whilst understanding the pressures of organisation structures and resources on service delivery.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Practice in Palliative Care
  • Advanced Practice in End of Life Care
  • Applied Ethics for Clinical Practice
  • Research Methods: Design, Data and Dissemination 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A suitable degree medical /healthcare or allied professional degree (with a degree award at minimum 2.2)
  • Must be able to access the minimum technical requirements for online study access
  • For intercalating medical students you should have successfully completed a minimum of 3 years undergraduate training at a recognised medical school
  • For nurses who may have qualified without a degree, examples of an ability to study at Level 7 will be required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21650 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21650 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9400 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Liverpool

556 - 1035 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.

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