Develop the skills necessary to appraise evidence based care and conduct research on issues of palliative care to inform clinical practice and service development. MSc and PG Dip: six modules plus research study project for MSc. PG Cert: three modules.
Department website: http://www.csi.kcl.ac.uk/
- The programme has a national and international reputation attracting students from all over the world.
- The programme is focused strongly on evidence and on understanding how to conduct research in palliative care and related areas.
- Teaching staff are key academics, practitioners and policy-makers in the field of palliative care. Visiting lecturers are drawn from across the UK and Europe.
- The programme is based at the new Cicely Saunders Institute, a WHO Collaborating Centre for palliative care which is at the heart of national and international research and academic-clinical collaborations.
Dr Jonathan Koffman
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, January 2013 to December 2013, or two years PT, January 2013 to December 2014.
Cicely Saunders Institute, Denmark Hill Campus; St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham, south London.
Many former SpRs now have consultant posts; many clinical nurse specialists are now nurse consultants. A number of former students have gone forward to study for PhDs and teach on the programme.
Year of entry 2013