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MSc Prostate Cancer Care

Organised by Sheffield Hallam University

At a glance

The MSc in Prostate Cancer Care, supported by Prostate Cancer UK, has been designed for healthcare practitioners working in, or towards, a specialist role caring for those affected by prostate cancer. This Masters degree will enable you to gain an in-depth knowledge of the management of the disease, reflect on your role as an ambassador for your patients, and develop ideas for service improvement within your practice and workplace.

About this course

If you are a healthcare professional, this course gives you the knowledge and expertise to develop as a specialist prostate cancer practitioner. Through a combination of online learning and taught study days you will learn how to provide, promote and develop high standards of care.

You also expand your knowledge of high risk or high priority areas in practice including:

  • care of African and Caribbean men
  • needs relating to sexual function
  • survivorship and
  • end of life care.

Throughout your studies you will be encouraged to reflect on your role as:

  • an ambassador for your patients and their families
  • a peer supporter for other healthcare professionals
  • an educator.

You will also evaluate your own practice and the practice of others to help you develop ideas for service improvement.

Course delivery

This is primarily a distance learning course using online learning. You must have internet access and be prepared to engage with technology.

Each module provides clear guidance on how to approach your self-directed study. This learning is enhanced by online, tutor facilitated group discussions allowing you to share views and practice experiences with other students.

For more information about the course please contact Cath Holborn - c.holborn@shu.ac.uk.

Funding

*Bursaries are available for professionals wishing to participate in this course (Home and EU student fees only, terms and conditions apply). View our individual bursaries page for more information.

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