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Cancer Care Postgraduate Certificate

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Chester

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    Duration: 1 to 3 years.

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Learn the skills and knowledge required to meet the varying needs for treatment and care of those affected by cancer.

Course overview

This course has been designed for nurses and allied health and social care professionals who work in primary, secondary and tertiary settings, and who provide direct care and support to people affected by cancer. This includes those who work in general hospitals or community settings as well as specialist cancer services.

Why study this course with us?

Our course aims to:

- offer a coherent programme of study which supports healthcare professionals (HCPs) in delivering holistic evidence-based cancer care for people with diverse needs
- promote an understanding of the multidimensional impact of cancer and its treatments on those affected by the disease
- promote a critical application of therapeutic approaches and skills in order to improve the experience of those affected by cancer
- promote a critical application of the knowledge and skills required to analyse information and research-based findings that enhance clinical practice
- promote HCPs' awareness of the scope and boundaries of their own professional practice and to empower them to contribute to collaborative multiprofessional team working.

Modules are delivered at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre by academic staff and cancer health and social care professionals who are experts in their field. This ensures the course is at the cutting edge of practice.

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    47th out of 72 5

    72nd out of 83 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    124 63%

    44th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    36th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    111 64%

    59th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    65th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    44th

    29

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