Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

End of Life Care

University of Huddersfield

12 months
660 GBP/module
Tuition fee
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The Pg.Cert in End of Life Care at University of Huddersfield is aimed at professionals who are working in the field or have a particular interest in palliative and end of life care, as well as those working with individuals living with life limiting illnesses.


About the End of Life Care course at University of Huddersfield

It provides you with the opportunity to consolidate and enhance your knowledge and understanding of effective palliative and end of life care.

  • The course is aligned with the End of Life Core Skills Education and Training Framework (NHS England)
  • It has been developed in partnership with Kirkwood hospice.
  • Learning will be focussed upon enhancing your knowledge, skills and the essential attributes required to drive high quality care for individuals with palliative care needs, whilst also encompassing the care and support of families and those important to them in a variety of health and social care settings.

Throughout your studies emphasis will be placed upon the holistic assessment of the individual and the development of management plans from which optimum end of life care can be delivered. Legal and ethical requirements will also be examined within the context of end of life care and their implications for practice.


The course will help to prepare you to provide competent compassionate care to people with life limiting illnesses and at the end of life in preparation for specialist roles in palliative and end of life care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  End of Life Care
  •  Personal and Practice Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must be a Health or Social Care Practitioner, registered with a professional body such as the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) with at least 12 months post-registration employment.
  • Have an honours degree at 2:2 or above, have studied at honours level or can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills at honours degree standard. We will consider other qualifications and experience on an individual case basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    660 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 660 GBP per module during 12 months.

Tuition for national students: 

  • £660 per 15 credit module.
  • £1,320 per 30 credit module.
Tuition fees for international students will be quoted in your offer letter

Living costs for Huddersfield

600 - 1000 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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