Specialist cancer care (degree level)

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Key features

This 20 credit degree-level module has been designed to enable you to become competent at assessing, delivering and evaluating the specialised treatment and care required by people with cancer and their carers in both general and specialist settings. You will link evidence based theory to current clinical practice and develop the underpinning knowledge required to provide strategies in order to improve service delivery and give effective high quality care.

This module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.

This module is delivered by University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust in partnership with University of Plymouth.

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Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 – bachelors degree


University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

Module dates

Please contact the Education Co-ordinator for the trust offering the module (see 'How to apply' for contact details)