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Palliative Care MSc, PG Dip, PG Cert

Reino Unido

¿Qué aprenderé?

Overview

Our Palliative Care programme will give you the skills to critically appraise research and evidence on palliative care, conduct high quality research, improve clinical practice and develop services across the world. You will have world-class teaching at one of the strongest centres of palliative care research in the world and the only purpose-built institute for palliative care.

Course detail

This course incorporates leading research and innovative and evidence-based practice. It is delivered by the Cicely Saunders Institute in partnership with St Christopher’s Hospice. Our programme is open to any professional working in palliative care or with people facing advanced illness. Palliative care is a multidisciplinary speciality involving doctors, nurses, and allied health and social care professionals. We believe our students learn best in a classroom reflecting that range of professions. Our aim is to develop your competence and confidence in caring for patients with advanced disease, while supporting people close to them. Within your practice, you need to be able to critically evaluate the evidence behind different palliative care treatments. This is why there is such a strong focus on research and evidence-based practice in our programmes.

Teaching and assessment

We will use a delivery method that will ensure students have a rich, exciting experience from the start. Face to face teaching will be complemented and supported with innovative technology so that students also experience elements of digital learning and assessment. Our programme is open to any professional working in palliative care or with people facing advanced illness. Palliative care is a multidisciplinary speciality involving doctors, nurses, and allied health and social care professionals. We believe our students learn best in a classroom reflecting that range of professions. You will be assessed using a combination of coursework and exams across the different modules. If you are an MSc student, you will be required to write a 15,000-word research study project.

Career prospects

Many of our graduates have gone on to become leaders in their field, to make significant contributions to patient and family care and to influence palliative care policy locally, nationally and internationally. Many have used this course to progress their careers from specialist training registrars in palliative medicine to challenging and exciting consultant posts in hospital, hospice and community settings, and a growing number of clinical nurse specialists are now nurse consultants. Increasing numbers go on to conduct PhDs in palliative care related areas and the course has given to some exciting opportunities to conduct high quality research which has successfully been disseminated at scientific meetings or high quality, peer-reviewed journals.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (1 )

Costos de estudio
£23.460,00 (US$ 28.238) por año
Esta es una tarifa fija

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

Esperado July 2023

Fecha de inicio

Esperado Septiembre 2023

Lugar

King's College London, University of London

Strand,

Westminster,

WC2R 2LS, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Students who have completed a Bachelor degree from a recognised institution in the United States of America will be considered. Grades may vary depending upon the course chosen.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Students should have a degree in medicine, nursing or dentistry or a 2:1 degree in life sciences or social sciences. You must also have experience of working in palliative care or an associated area, eg clinical or social care research. Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with any of the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill; TOEFL IBT: 92 overall, with a minimum 23 in each skill.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

AÑADIR A MIS FAVORITOS

Acerca de King's College London

Los estudiantes pueden asistir a King's y disfrutar de una educación de primer nivel que los llevará a una carrera altamente satisfactoria.

  • Miembro respetado del Grupo Russell
  • Excelentes estándares de enseñanza y apoyo profesional
  • Cuerpo estudiantil con 18.000 estudiantes internacionales
  • Excelentes conexiones con Londres y organizaciones globales

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