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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Module details

Year 1 Mandatory

Students will have to undertake the mandatory Developing Practice in Cancer module in either Semester 1 or Semester 2 of Year 1.

CANC700 Developing Practice in Cancer Care
CANC7002 Developing Practice in Cancer Care

Year 1 Semester 1 - Optional

CANC701 Developing Practice in Chemotherapy
CANC702 Developing Practice in Palliative and End of Life Care
HEAL401 Development of Leadership Skills in Health and Social Care
CANC600 Fundamentals of Cancer Care
CANC601 Fundamentals of Chemotherapy Administration and Care
CANC602 Fundamentals of Palliative and End of Life Care
HEAL403 Negotiated Work Based Learning - Developing Practice Skills
CANC703 The Cancer Survivor

Year 1 Semester 2 - Optional

RADT756 Advancing Practice in Breast Cancer Management and Patient Care
RADT759 Advancing Practice in Colorectal Cancer Management and Patient Care
RADT757 Advancing Practice in Gynaecological Cancer Management and Patient Care
RADT758 Advancing Practice in Head & Neck Cancer Management and Patient Care
RADT760 Advancing Practice in Lung Cancer Management and Patient Care
RADT750 Advancing Practice in Prostate Cancer Management and Patient Care
CANC7012 Developing Practice in Chemotherapy
CANC6002 Fundamentals in Cancer Care
CANC6012 Fundamentals in Chemotherapy Administration and Care
RADT755 Taking Pride in Cancer Care: Person-Centred Care for LGBTQ+ People with Cancer
RADT751 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in Radiotherapy
HEAL446 Negotiated Work Based Learning - Developing Practice Skills
HEAL443 Supporting Learning in Professional Practice (Multi-professional Support of Learning and Assessment in Practice)

Year 2 Mandatory

Students will have to undertake the mandatory Generating and Using Professional Evidence module in either Semester 1 or Semester 2 of Year 2.

HEAL440 Generating and Using Professional Evidence
HEAL4401 Generating and Using Professional Evidence

Year 2 Semester 1 – Optional

CANC701 Developing Practice in Chemotherapy
CANC702 Developing Practice in Palliative and End of Life Care
HEAL401 Development of Leadership Skills in Health and Social Care
CANC600 Fundamentals of Cancer Care
CANC601 Fundamentals of Chemotherapy Administration and Care
CANC602 Fundamentals of Palliative and End of Life Care
HEAL403 Negotiated Work Based Learning - Developing Practice Skills
CANC703 The Cancer Survivor

Year 2 Semester 2 – Optional

RADT756 Advancing Practice in Breast Cancer Management and Patient Care
RADT759 Advancing Practice in Colorectal Cancer Management and Patient Care
RADT758 Advancing Practice in Head & Neck Cancer Management and Patient Care
RADT760 Advancing Practice in Lung Cancer Management and Patient Care
RADT750 Advancing Practice in Prostate Cancer Management and Patient Care
RADT757 Advancing Practice in Gynaecological Cancer Management and Patient Care
CANC7012 Developing Practice in Chemotherapy
CANC6002 Fundamentals in Cancer Care
CANC6012 Fundamentals in Chemotherapy Administration and Care
RADT755 Taking Pride in Cancer Care: Person-Centred Care for LGBTQ+ People with Cancer
RADT751 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in Radiotherapy
HEAL446 Negotiated Work Based Learning - Developing Practice Skills
HEAL443 Supporting Learning In Professional Practice (Multi-professional Support of Learning and Assessment in Practice)

Year 3

In Year 3 of the programme students must undertake a mandatory dissertation module and so must choose between either HEAL451 or HEAL461.

HEAL451 Dissertation (Semester 1)
HEAL461 Dissertation (Semester 2)

A selection of modules are available as stand-alone CPD modules:

Module Title - Academic Level 
Chemotherapy Administration & Care - Academic level 6 (20 credits)
Foundations of Cancer Care - Academic level 6 (20 credits)
Palliative and End of Life Care - Academic level 6 (20 credits)
Chemotherapy Practice - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Taking Pride in Cancer Care: Person-Centred Care for LGBTQ+ People with Cancer - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
The Cancer Survivor - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Development of Leadership Skills in Health and Social Care - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Advancing Palliative and End of Life Care - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Reflection in Professional Practice - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Advances in Cancer Care - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
MRI in Radiotherapy - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Advancing Practice in Prostate Cancer Management and Patient Care - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Advancing Practice in Breast Cancer Management and Patient Care - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Advancing Practice in Gynaecological Cancer Management and Patient Care - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Advancing Practice in Head & Neck Cancer Management and Patient Care - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Advancing Practice in Colorectal Cancer Management and Patient Care - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Advancing Practice in Lung Cancer Management and Patient Care - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Work Based Negotiated Learning Module - Academic level 7 (20 credits)
Supporting Learners in Practice - Academic level 7 (20 credits)