The Master's in Pain: Science and Society is designed to encourage innovation amongst interprofessional groups, including clinical and health psychologists; medical practitioners; nurses; occupational therapists and physiotherapists, in the area of pain management by enhancing an understanding of the theory and research-based evidence that underpins practice. Includes taught modules and a research project.
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- Covers all the scientific and social dimensions of pain, with interdisciplinary pain management strategies forming the basis of the advocated clinical approach.
- Benefits from the expertise of leading international researchers and practitioners in areas such as anatomy, neuroscience, physiotherapy and pharmacology.
- The first programme to exceed the curriculum of study outlined by the International Association for the Study of Pain.
Dr Michael Thacker
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Our graduates have found that the programme has helped to advance their careers, expanding their current roles and prospects. Others have undertaken further graduate study, including PhD programmes.
Year of entry 2013