Short courses

Health & Social Care

As a health and social care student you benefit from state-of-the-art facilities in a purpose-built, award-winning environment, which prepares you well for your work placements. We promote evidence-based practice, giving our graduates the most up-to-date knowledge, skills and evidence to deliver care. For us, the key is working directly with service users and carers to develop and deliver courses which meet today’s health and social care needs.

School of Health & Social Care facilities

The School of Health & Social Care has amazing purpose-built facilities simulating practice environments such as hospital wards, dental clinics and social care settings. See how students benefit and prepare for practice.

Cancer/Palliative/End of Life Care

  Course title Qualification  
An Introduction to Palliative Care for People with Cancer and Long-term Conditions - Open Learning University Certificate in Continuing Education View course
Chemotherapy - Enhancing Practice in Cancer Care University Certificate in Professional Development View course
Communicating Effectively through Advanced Communication Skills University Certificate in Professional Development View course
End-of-Life Care University Certificate in Professional Development View course
Enhancing Professional Practice in Cancer Care * University Certificate in Professional Development View course
Palliative Journeys University Certificate in Postgraduate Continuing Education View course
Practical Palliative Care for Doctors in Training University Certificate in Professional Development View course

* Subject to University approval

Continuing Workforce Development brochure

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Health Education England in the North East Funding

Health Education England in the North East is currently reviewing its commissioned portfolio of education. Once we have confirmation of what has been commissioned we will advertise this on our website. Please note that where those programmes and modules that are not commissioned, applicants will have to fund themselves or gain funding from their employer.