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Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation PhD

Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation PhD

Key information
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Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Care Of Dying (Nursing) Physiotherapy

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Overview

The Cicely Saunders Institute is a world-leading centre for palliative care research and an official collaborating centre of the World Health Organisation. The Institute’s breakthrough research projects not only influence clinical practice, but also have an impact on national and international policies for palliative care. The Institute’s multidisciplinary environment combines social science, psychology, nursing, medical and health services research.

Course study environment

Students work alongside staff researchers, are supervised by at least two members of academic staff and overseen by divisional research co-ordinators. Students benefit from the extension range of traning and support provided both within the institute, with a strong research development programme and throughout King's College London.

Postgraduate training

All students are regularly notified about skills development opportunities through a monthly Postgraduate Research newsletter and are expected to undertake 10 days of training a year. Participation in departmnetal and Faculty wide programmes is compulsory for all students and provides an opportunity to improve science communication and presentation skills. Presentation of students' research work at national and international research conferences is actively encouraged.

Different course options

Full time | Denmark Hill Campus | 4 years | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

4 years

Start date

SEP

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£22,050

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Bachelor's degree with 2:1 honours in a relevant subject. A 2:2 degree may be considered only where applicants also offer a Masters degree with Merit or above.