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:
This PhD course will appeal to a wide range of people working in hospice, palliative care and end of life care:
It is not restricted to any one professional group or discipline, and is intended to be international in focus, appealing to people working in a variety of settings such as:
The standard minimum entry requirements are:
Applicants must also include with their application:
Commencing in June, the minimum is 4 years and the maximum is 7 years.
Applications to the PhD in Palliative Care can be made via the University's online applications system.
You can download a copy of the PhD in Palliative Care flyer by clicking the link below:
For further information, please contact:
Dr Sarah Brearley
Tel: +44 (0)1524 592574
International Observatory on End of Life Care
Division of Health Research
Bowland Tower East
Lancaster LA1 4YT
"The research summer academy was an intensive, stimulating, exhausting and yet exhilarating experience"
Martina O'Reilly, Quality & Research Co-Ordinator, Limerick
"Overall I found the week challenging, extremely informative and an excellent theoretical foundation to build my PhD project"
Loreena Hill, Cardiac Liaison Nurse with Belfast Health and Social Care Trust