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3165P - Cancer Studies PGCert

Cancer Studies PGCert

Start in: September 2021

Our Cancer Studies PGCert covers cancer treatment modalities, biological, psychosocial and ethical perspectives.

Overview

This part-time, online course covers all aspects of delivering care to patients. It is developed and delivered by well-established cancer institutes and oncological and palliative care experts. You'll enjoy a comprehensive and stimulating experience wherever you are worldwide.

This course provides detailed knowledge about the relationship between oncology and clinical cancer service provision in:

  • oncology
  • palliative care
  • oncology pharmaceutical industry professionals

You'll develop skills in clinical excellence and leadership. You'll cultivate interdisciplinary collaboration in the delivery of evidence-based oncology and palliative care. This includes sharing valuable information to help develop clinical practice. You'll explore the basis of research in oncology and palliative care. This will prepare you for further research within the field.

We have designed this course in collaboration with the Faculty of Medical Sciences. We work in association with the Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC).

Our students include those:

  • training in nursing, medical or scientific specialisms. They are dealing with cancer, clinical or medical oncology, or palliative care
  • working in the pharmacology industry or in cancer research

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Important information

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What you'll learn

You'll learn through a range of optional modules.

You'll develop skills in the delivery of evidence-based oncology and palliative care, including:

  • clinical leadership
  • clinical excellence
  • interdisciplinary collaboration.

You'll learn the basics of research in oncology and palliative care. This will prepare you for further research within the field.

Modules

You will study modules on this course. A module is a unit of a course with its own approved aims and outcomes and assessment methods.

How you'll learn

Your development

You'll develop skills in:

  • clinical leadership
  • clinical excellence
  • interdisciplinary collaboration

This includes sharing valuable information to help develop clinical practice. You'll learn the basics of research in oncology and palliative care. This will prepare you for further research within the field.

Your future

Our Careers Service

Our award-winning Careers Service is one of the largest and best in the country, and we have strong links with employers. We provide an extensive range of opportunities to all students through our ncl+ initiative.

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Quality and ranking

All professional accreditations are reviewed regularly by their professional body

Fees and funding

Tuition fees for 2021 entry (per year)

What you're paying for

Tuition fees include the costs of:

  • matriculation
  • registration
  • tuition (or supervision)
  • library access
  • examination
  • re-examination
  • graduation

Some of our degrees involve additional costs which are not covered by your tuition fees.

Find out more about:

  • additional costs
  • living costs
  • tuition fees, including how to pay them and available discounts

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Entry requirements

The entrance requirements below apply to 2021 entry.

Qualifications from outside the UK

English Language requirements

How to apply

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Applications for 2022/23
You'll be able to apply for 2022/23 entry from September 2021


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Open days

The situation with Covid-19 means that we're unable to hold open days on campus. However, you don’t have to visit in person to experience Newcastle.

From the comfort of your sofa you'll be able to:

  • explore our beautiful campus
  • find out about our vibrant city
  • discover what students think about studying at Newcastle

You'll also have the opportunity to speak to academic staff and find out more about the courses you're interested in.

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Events

We regularly travel overseas to meet with students interested in studying at Newcastle University.

We also hold various online and virtual events.

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Get in touch

Questions about this course?

If you have specific questions about this course you can contact:

Faculty of Medical Sciences
Oncology and Palliative Care Team
+44 (0) 191 208 7032
Email: oncpall@ncl.ac.uk
Website: Faculty of Medical Sciences, Oncology and Palliative Care

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