Short Course

Managing Cancer

This module examines the care of people with cancer, and their carers, across the illness trajectory. It's delivered using a blended learning approach and sessions are both face-to-face and online.


Level: 6 and 7
Delivery: Blended
Study Mode: Part-time
Duration: 13 weeks
Campus: Preston
Start Date: 25 September 2023

Course overview

This module can be studied at Level 6 (BSc) or Level 7 (MSc) as part of a programme of study or standalone.

Key themes addressed in the module are:

  • epidemiology and disease processes
  • prevention and early detection
  • major treatment options and decision-making
  • the management of some specific cancers
  • management of symptoms and side-effects
  • person-focused issues

Entry requirements

Applicants should be health or social care professionals caring for people with cancer and their families.

Please contact us to discuss Entry Requirements: email the CPD Team or call us on 01772 893836 / 01772 893839 


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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