Cancer Care MSc

  • Programme duration:   Part-time: 3 years
  • Programme start: September 2022
  • Entry requirements: Normally a relevant honours degree, a recognised health related professional qualification and professional registration, and experience in health or social care employment. Competency in written and spoken English (IELTS 7.0 or equivalent).
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Career prospects

The taught postgraduate programmes in the School of Health Sciences provide an opportunity for healthcare professionals to develop, specialise and extend the scope of their skills into new areas, to meet the constantly evolving service demands for advanced practitioners and senior health professionals.

A Level 7 qualification is a pre-requisite for those Allied Health and Social Work practitioners who wish to progress into Advanced Practice.

As well as developing expert oncology knowledge, the programme aims to develop a practitioner with relevant reflective, communication, supportive care, clinical, leadership, research and educational skills and knowledge, which will enable them to work innovatively. Either autonomously or as part of the wider oncology health and social care team, within their scope of practice to improve quality of life outcomes for all cancer patients in their care.