Death itself may be certain, but how we die involves many challenges.
This course acts as an introduction to The University of Glasgow’s MSc in End of Life Studies.
You’ll explore the care we receive when dying, cultural variations around what makes a good death, and the planning and timing of death.
As our population ages, new ideas around end of life care emerge. You’ll discover the patterns and trends taking place in palliative care and explore these new approaches from a social science and humanities perspective.
This course is for people interested in or engaged in matters relating to death, dying, bereavement, palliative and end of life care.
This course will be of special interest to those working in healthcare, including physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health and social care professionals.
The course will also appeal to practitioners, students, researches, volunteers and policymakers in end of life care, as well as social activists and those working in artistic and cultural media who are working on end of life issues.
It is ideal for anybody considering taking The University of Glasgow’s MSc End of Life Studies