MSc in Palliative Care

Are you a healthcare professional looking to develop your skills in research and evidence-based practice?  Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of people with advanced disease and their families?  Would you like to study for a masters level qualification at the Cicely Saunders Institute, the world’s first purpose built institute of palliative care? 


The MSc in Palliative Care at King’s College London has supported the career development of hundreds of health and social care professionals who are now advancing palliative care practice, research and policy nationally and internationally.   Full scholarships are available. 


We offer:

  • High quality teaching by world leading experts with lots of group work, discussion, challenge and debate


  • A supportive environment, with a high proportion of contact time with tutors and fellow students


  • A well rounded curriculum that includes research methods, clinical issues, service development, psychosocial, cultural and ethical issues


  • A programme that meets many aspects of the specialist training curriculum for palliative medicine


  • A qualification that has a positive effect on career development


  • Flexible study – part-time and full-time options available.  You can enter the programme at PG Certificate or PG Diploma level and progress to the MSc over three years or longer.


Many former students have published their research in high impact peer reviewed journals, leading to important changes in the lives of people with advanced disease and their families. 


More information


MSc in Palliative Care – at the Cicely Saunders Institute


Application deadline: 30 November 2012

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