Palliative care is an area of health care that supports the physical and emotional needs of patients living with life-limiting illnesses, and their families. It is a core component of almost every clinical discipline in the health care sector.
Designed for registered health professionals at any practice level or speciality, the course will build your clinical performance capabilities and equip you with critical-decision making and leadership skills.
- Master of Palliative Care: 3 years part-time, 72 credit points, 12 subjects
- Graduate Diploma in Palliative Care: 2 years part-time, 48 credit points, 8 subjects
- Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care: 1 year part-time, 24 credit points, 4 subjects
With a curriculum heavily influenced by industry partners, you'll graduate practice-ready, able to work in dynamic health environments and prepared to make significant contributions to improve patient outcomes.
Flexible, convenient, online
The course is delivered online, with optional face-to-face master classes to foster group learning, collaboration and networking opportunities also available.
Emphasising an interdisciplinary approach, you'll benefit from an enquiry-based learning model, by extending your existing knowledge and skills to advance your practice within your current health environment.
Connected with industry
Learn with expert academics who are also world-leading clinical academic researchers in palliative care, as well as guest lecturers from industry.
UTS produces world-class research that informs palliative care policy and improves practice both in Australia and overseas through the UTS Centre for Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation (IMPACCT).
This course offers the opportunity to ensure palliative care becomes everyone’s business - the best care, any place, every time.
Associate Professor Louise Hickman
Director of Studies Palliative Care Programs IMPACCT