Individual Accredited Courses for CPD

The accredited courses delivered by the Institute aim to support health and social care professionals to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of contemporary palliative and end of life care.

If you have an interest in this area of practice and are looking to challenge and develop your current knowledge and skills, please click on the course links below to find out further information.

You can access accredited courses in a number of ways i.e.

By undertaking the course on an individual basis to fulfil your interest in the field of palliative and end of life care and to maintain your continuing professional development (CPD) or

As part of a 'masters' programme of postgraduate studiy

Whichever way you choose to study with the PCIL you will have the opportunity to develop both academic and professional knowledge and skills in support of your career progression. On successful completion of each course you will be awarded 20 academic credits at Level 7 of the Higher Education Academic Credit Framework. This is dependent on the course you have undertaken.

For further information about the individual courses please click on the links below.

MDSC 160 Advanced Practice in Palliative Care


Dates: Introduction Day : 25 September 2020

Advanced Comms Training : 22/23 October 2020

Exit Day : 29 January 2021

Clinical Placements :  To be arranged.

MDSC 161 Advanced Practice in End of Life Care
HEAL 415 Therapeutic Communication Skills for Advanced Practice


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Course Enquiry

To discuss the options for studying on any of the courses / study days / programmes across the Institute Learning and Teaching Portfolio please contact Karen Ross at or click on the link to complete the electronic course enquiry form.


Information regarding fees can be found on the individual module and programme web pages.  However, you may also wish to explore options for funding.  Websites which you may find useful include UoL Funding Search Website and Hospice UK

Individual Accredited Courses for CPD