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PhD in Palliative Care    Back

Lancaster University Course Type: PhD Start Date: June
Location: Lancaster, United Kingdom Duration: Part time - 4 - 7 Years Fees/total cost: EUR 12,368.70 (GBP 9,000.00) - EUR 33,258.06 (GBP 24,200.00)


The aim of the course is to equip people working in palliative, hospice and end of life care to undertake advanced study within their chosen field, including clinical work, education, research, management, policy and advocacy.

The objectives of the course are:

  • To promote the development of advanced practice in palliative care service organisation and delivery
  • To create leaders in palliative care
  • To enhance scholarship skills
  • To foster critical approaches to evidence review and knowledge management
  • To develop advanced skills in research design, practice and dissemination
  • To acquire a critical understanding of policy issues affecting service development in specific settings

Fees (2013)

  • UK/EU: £2425
  • Overseas: £6310

(note: total fees calculated on four year minimum course length)

Course Duration

Commencing in June, the minimum is 4 years and the maximum is 7 years.

Part time

Start date:
4 - 7 Years
Teaching method:
Lancaster, United Kingdom
EUR 12,368.70 (GBP 9,000.00)
EUR 33,258.06 (GBP 24,200.00)
Tuition fees

Course Provider Details

Course contact information

Dr. Sarah Brearley
Director of Studies
University accredited:
Last update: 21/09/2015