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Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation PhD

King's College London, University of London

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Denmark Hill Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-20

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

The Cicely Saunders Institute is a world-leading centre for palliative care research and an official collaborating centre of the World Health Organisation. The Institute’s breakthrough research projects not only influence clinical practice, but also have an impact on national and international policies for palliative care. The Institute’s multidisciplinary environment combines social science, psychology, nursing, medical and health services research.

Course study environment

Students work alongside staff researchers, are supervised by at least two members of academic staff and overseen by divisional research co-ordinators. Students benefit from the extension range of traning and support provided both within the institute, with a strong research development programme and throughout King's College London.

Postgraduate training

All students are regularly notified about skills development opportunities through a monthly Postgraduate Research newsletter and are expected to undertake 10 days of training a year. Participation in departmnetal and Faculty wide programmes is compulsory for all students and provides an opportunity to improve science communication and presentation skills. Presentation of students' research work at national and international research conferences is actively encouraged.

Tuition fees

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£ 24,150per year

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University information

King's College London, University of London

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    King's College London, University of London, Strand, Westminster, WC2R 2LS, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 72 4

    32nd out of 39

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    147 74%

    8th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    98 98%

    44th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    67th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    159 78%

    6th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    34th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    3.86 77%

    9th

    23

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