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Palliative Care

Online. Flexible. Bespoke. Interdisciplinary. Expert-connected.

We do things differently at UTS.

Our new, flexible program is the only standalone postgraduate course in palliative care offered by a NSW university.

Join a young and agile community at Australia’s #1 Uni for Nursing and Midwifery*.

*QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

Students learning and interacting

Learn from experts;
become a change agent.

Be taught by leading clinical academic palliative care researchers who continue to improve practice and inform policy globally.
You’ll benefit from our industry connections and a curriculum that’s been developed by our internationally recognised palliative care experts in partnership with key stakeholders, including consumers.

Study online.

Need more support? We’re there.

Learn online, knowing that you’ll be supported by UTS academics and your classmates during scheduled online learning activities.
You can also benefit from optional face-to-face master classes located on campus that foster interdisciplinary group learning, collaboration and networking opportunities. Our proximity to Central Station and public transport is convenient for travel between work, class and home.

Student with laptop
Students and instructor interracting

Interdisciplinary and adaptable with small cohorts.

Bespoke courses mean you’ll advance your palliative care knowledge, skills and practice from your existing level, no matter the discipline or how advanced you are in the field.

Personalise the course
to your needs.

Mix and match subjects to create a Master’s program that’s right for you. Our nested courses allow easy progression from a Graduate Certificate to a Graduate Diploma to a Masters.
Studied at UTS before? You’ll get a 10% discount automatically.
Depending on your prior education, including Clinical Accreditation Programs, you might be eligible to receive credit towards your degree.

Students interacting
Student learning and interacting

Learn from experts;
become a change agent.

Be taught by leading clinical academic palliative care researchers who continue to improve practice and inform policy globally.
You’ll benefit from our industry connections and a curriculum that’s been developed by our internationally recognised palliative care experts in partnership with key stakeholders, including consumers.

Student with laptop

Study online.

Need more support? We’re there.

Learn online, knowing that you’ll be supported by UTS academics and your classmates during scheduled online learning activities.
You can also benefit from optional face-to-face master classes located on campus that foster interdisciplinary group learning, collaboration and networking opportunities. Our proximity to Central Station and public transport is convenient for travel between work, class and home.

Students and instructor at desk talking

Interdisciplinary and adaptable with small cohorts.

Bespoke courses mean you’ll advance your palliative care knowledge, skills and practice from your existing level, no matter the discipline or how advanced you are in the field.

Students talking

Personalise the course
to your needs.

Mix and match subjects to create a Master’s program that’s right for you. Our nested courses allow easy progression from a Graduate Certificate to a Graduate Diploma to a Masters.
Studied at UTS before? You’ll get a 10% discount automatically.
Depending on your prior education, including Clinical Accreditation Programs, you might be eligible to receive credit towards your degree.

Master of Palliative Care

MASTERS

12

SUBJECTS
72 credit points

3 years part-time

GRADUATE DIPLOMA

8

SUBJECTS
48 credit points

2 years part-time

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE

4

SUBJECTS
24 credit points

1 year part-time

Core subjects

YEAR 1

Communicating and Collaborating and for Optimal Person Centred Care

Delivering Best Palliative Care Any Place Every Time

Complex Symptom Management

Elective

YEAR 2

Immersive Palliative Care Futures

Elective

Ethical, Legal and Moral Dilemmas of Palliative Care

Translating Evidence into Change

YEAR 3

Optimising End-of-life Communication

Generating Evidence to Improve Palliative Care Outcomes

Clinical Assessment and Pharmacology in Palliative Care

Elective

Palliative Care Internship (spaces will be limited and competitive)

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