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Cancer Care Pathway

About the Course

Level 6
BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice
BSc
Graduate Certificate
Graduate Diploma

Introduction 

The Cancer Care Pathway provides an excellent opportunity for practitioners working with individuals with cancer and their families to enhance their skills and knowledge. The pathway aims to develop knowledge and understanding of cancer, its treatments and the impact it has on the individual, their family and the wider community. By studying these modules you will be better able to offer compassionate, person centred, evidence based care.


Content and Structure 

You can choose to study one module only and gain credits, but three modules from the list below must be attended and passed in order to gain an award in Cancer Care:

Compulsory Module

  • Foundations of Cancer Care

And choose any two from the following options:

  • Systemic Anti Cancer Therapy
  • Supportive Care in Cancer
  • End of Life Care
  • Consultation and Clinical Examination
  • Negotiated Workplace Module

For further information on the modules and other information regarding the CPD Health and Social Care Scheme please contact postregandfd-healthadmin@canterbury.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice (Cancer Care)

  • To enrol for the BSc (Hons) applicants must have a Diploma of Higher Education or 120 credits at level 5 or the equivalent.

Bsc (Ordinary degree)

  • To enrol for the BSc (Ordinary Degree) applicants must have a Diploma of Higher Education or 120 credits at level 5 or the equivalent.

Graduate Certificate in Cancer Care

  • To enrol for the Graduate Certificate in Cancer Care applicants must have a degree or 120 credits at level 6 or the equivalent.

Graduate Diploma in Cancer Care

  • To enrol for the Graduate Certificate in Cancer Care applicants must have a degree or 120 credits at level 6 or the equivalent

Application Procedure

Cancer Care is one of many awards available within the CPD Health and Social Care Scheme.

An application form is available from:

Email: postregandfd-healthadmin@canterbury.ac.uk

Or write to:
Postreg and FD Admin Office
Canterbury Christ Church University
North Holmes Road
Canterbury
CT1 1QU