Keele University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Ethics in Palliative Care (Taught)

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Course summary

This Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert) is designed for hospice, palliative health and social care professionals to gain an advanced understanding of the ethical problems in palliative care, without having to undertake a full Masters degree. Why choose this course?

  • Britain's best university, as ranked by students (Student Crowd University Awards, 2022)
  • Join a close-knit postgraduate community
  • Top 10 in the UK for research opportunities offered to postgraduate students (PRES, 2019)
Major advances in medical technology, increased expectations, and changing moral attitudes have combined to generate many complex ethical problems in palliative care. This programme provides a deeper and systematic understanding of these ethical problems which those working in palliative care face in their professionals roles. Aims of the course
  • The understanding of health care ethics
  • Connection to daily practice
  • Increase your professional quality
About Keele Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university. We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level. Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.


For information regarding modules for this course, please visit the course page on the Keele University website.

Entry requirements

The PG Cert in Ethics and Palliative Care is open to professionals in the palliative care sector. Applicants for whom English is not a first language must provide evidence of a qualification in English Language, unless they hold a previous degree that was taught and examined in English. The minimum score for entry is academic ILETS 6.5 (with not subtest below 5.5) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Information relating to the tuition fees and funding options for this course can be viewed on the Keele University website.
Ethics in Palliative Care at Keele University - UCAS