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Palliative Care

University of Glasgow

36 months
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4550 GBP/year
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About

The Palliative Care programme of the University of Glasgow is for professionals caring for patients with life-threatening or incurable illness. Students will expand, enhance and develop their knowledge through reviewing a broad range of published literature related to Palliative Care.

Overview

Why this programme

  • Students will further develop their skills in critical analysis of core concepts along with symptom control, leadership, communication and holistic care. Students’ expertise will be enhanced by projects that will take place in their own clinical environment. This part-time online distance learning (ODL) programme will support graduates in becoming clinical and academic leaders in the field of Palliative Care with a qualification from a world top 100 university.
  • Emphasis on learning embedded in clinical practice
  • Areas covered include symptom-control, communication skills, patient-centred care, leadership and effectiveness.
  • The Palliative Care programme of the University of Glasgow is taught by a team of clinicians with a wide range of clinical and educational experience, delivered as an online distance learning programme.
  • Delivered by experts in the field of palliative care using a multi-modal teaching approach which includes lectures, seminars, and online forums.
  • Tailored for students to reflect on implementing knowledge and skills in their own workplace in the UK or internationally.
  • Assessments are geared to acquiring work, academic and leadership skills and confidence to help students grow in their roles.

Career prospects

The programme forms a strong basis for a career in palliative care for nursing, medicine or allied healthcare professionals (AHPs) by following the major learning themes for the above specialist areas.

It also will become part of the essential requirements for Band 7 and above specialists in palliative care.

For medical candidates, the convenors of the programme will ensure the programme reflects GMC credentialing and will provide an academic underpinning for trainees in palliative care and a foundation for those seeking to further their skills in research, leadership and quality improvement.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Symptom Control in Changing Populations
  • Symptom Control
  • Themes in Palliative Care
  • Advanced Communication and Ethics
  • Clinical Leadership and Effectiveness
  • Research Methods for Palliative Care

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for this online programme will be accepted up until it commences.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A relevant education qualification at bachelor’s level 2, in medicine (mbchb or equivalent), nursing (bn, bsc or equivalent), pharmacology, physiotherapy or other health care professions and/or professional registration.
  • Relevant clinical experience
  • Candidates will need to provide two professional/academic references confirming their suitability for the course
  • A copy (or copies) of your official degree certificate(s) (if you have already completed your degree)
  • A copy (or copies) of your official academic transcript(s), showing full details of subjects studied and grades/marks obtained
  • Official English translations of the certificate(s) and transcript(s)
  • One reference letter on headed paper
  • Evidence of your English language ability (if your first language is not English)
  • A copy of the photo page of your passport (Non-EU students only)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13650 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.
  • National

    4550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13650 GBP for the full programme during 36 months.

PgDip

  • UK / EU / International: £9,100 (total cost)
PgCert
  • UK / EU / International: £4,550 (total cost)

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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