Pain Management MSc

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About the course

This specialist Pain Management MSc is aimed at clinical professionals from all backgrounds involved in the delivery of integrated pain services in primary or secondary care. The course is ideal for anyone wanting to improve the lives of people living with pain while also accelerating their own career.
About this degree
Pain is a major issue for many people, and there are a broad range of skills involved with managing and treating it. Our master's in pain management will help you improve the lives of people living with pain and make a major contribution to their wellbeing.
This part-time / flexible course will help you develop a new understanding of what constitutes pain and how it occurs. We focus a lot of attention on managing pain, from headache to bodily systems to post-chemotherapy pain in cancer patients. We address the challenges of managing pain in children, and where pain leads to mental health issues or substance misuse. 
You will also investigate how to design pain services to meet the needs of people in pain, and community pain management strategies. This is all underpinned by insight into the methods and ethical principles surrounding pain research.
This exciting programme is the only UK-based pain management degree to offer students the choice to study fully online or by blended learning with the option to attend a number of workshops on campus. You will emerge with the skills to progress into senior clinical positions or health management roles.
Who this course is for
This programme is ideal for any professional hoping to advance their career in pain management including nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, General Practitioners, junior doctors, osteopaths, biokineticists and chiropractitioners.
What this course will give you
The knowledge and skills required of an advanced pain practitioner. This begins with the socio-economic impact and moves from acute to chronic pain states before arriving at more complex pain conditions and interventions.
Unique learning opportunities. You will benefit from research-led material from UCLH's internationally renowned experts and world-class expertise on the management of pain in cancer patients and survivors.
The world's first module on Neuromodulation from the basic science to post-implantation care.
Teaching from global experts at an institution that is internationally renowned for cutting-edge research and innovative clinical services.
Graduates can expect to be academically confident and ideally placed to pursue doctoral (PhD) level study upon completion.
Combining academic excellence with UCL's reputation as a top global university and our strong links to industry, the graduate prospects of this programme are excellent. Whether you wish to continue with patient care, pursue doctoral research, or work in industry and innovation, this programme provides the knowledge and skills as well as the networking links and research experience to take your career to the next level.
Study mode and duration
Two-years part-time
Up to five-years flexible
Contact us
If you have any questions about studying Pain Management MSc at UCL, please contact us. You can email the course team at 
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