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MSc in palliative care scholarship for African student

Author: Lorna Sithole
10 August 2017

Applications are invited for a new scholarship opportunity for an African student to study at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London 2018.

Applications are open for a new scholarship for an African student to study for an MSc in Palliative Care at King’s College London. The masters programme is a 1 year full-time course which will commence in January 2018.

The MSc in Palliative Care is open to doctors, nurses, health and social care professionals who work with patients with advanced disease or other relevant health or social scientists with an upper second honours degree or equivalent.

To apply for the scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:

1.     You must have a degree in medicine, nursing, allied health professionals, life sciences or other related subject awarded by a UK university or a recognised overseas university

2.     You must be currently working in palliative care or palliative medicine in Africa – in clinical or social care, in practice or research

3.     You must be able to achieve the English language test standards required by King’s College London. This is currently assessed using IELTS scores, and a satisfactory score is 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in all four skills

4.     You must be a citizen of an African country and currently resident in Africa

5.     There is no reason why you should not be eligible for a UK student visa

(Students who previously attended for the PG Cert or PG Diploma are also eligible to apply for funding to complete the MSc)

Click here to learn how you can apply for the MSc in Palliative Care at the King’s College London. The deadline for applications is Friday 15th September 2017.

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