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Postgraduate Certificate Palliative Care (Distance Learning)

University of South Wales

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Glyntaff Campus, Pontypridd

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    5 years

Course summary

The online Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care is designed to develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to care for patients who have life limiting illnesses and their families.

The course is designed for a variety of registered adult healthcare professionals within primary and secondary care. It will contribute to and enhance your abilities to lead and drive clinically-effective care with patients with advanced disease.

You will develop a deeper knowledge and understanding of the issues within palliative care, examining the key legal, clinical, ethical and social issues, and how these translate into practice.

This distance learning course, which combines excellent resources and support from course leaders, allows you to combine both study and professional commitments. You have the option to study one module or a combination all three modules over one to five years.

Assessment

Assessment involves written assignments and achievement of clinical competencies. You will receive key learning materials and be supported throughout the course by the module team and your contact with other students.

Careers

The Postgraduate Certificate Palliative Care course will enable students to demonstrate clear evidence of ongoing professional development in line with national strategic plans.

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    34th out of 72 4

    57th out of 83 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    132 67%

    33rd

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    9th

    26
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    116 67%

    49th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    27th

    20

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