Faculty of Medical Sciences Online Learning

Oncology, Cancer Studies & Palliative Care

Oncology, Cancer Studies and Palliative Care

These programmes will improve your knowledge of Oncology, Cancer Studies and Palliative Care; allowing you to deliver better care, modelled on clinical excellence and evidence-based medicine.

Launched over 12 years ago, our online Oncology, Cancer Studies and Palliative Care programmes attract students working in healthcare, across the world.  We’ve welcomed students from Australia, Canada, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Trinidad & Tobago, UK, USA, Vietnam as well as many other countries.

These postgraduate programmes are taught entirely online; delivered through our innovative e-learning environment. They are highly interactive, enabling students to exchange views and opinions through webinars, discussion boards and blogs.

The knowledge you gain will help you to improve treatments and quality of life for your patients, and the postgraduate qualification you receive will enrich your CV.  

Our programmes

Select the programme you're interested in to find out further information:


Programmes are led by:

  • Dr Charles Kelly, Deputy Degree Programme Director and Consultant Clinical Oncologist

As well as completing these programmes in their entirity, you can choose to study individual modules from them as short-courses for continuing professional development

We also offer online Chemotherapy Nurse Training for oncology nursing colleagues administering Systemic Anticancer Treatments (SACT). 



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