Keele University

Type: Degree/Certificate
Country: United Kingdom

Qualification on completion: Pain Science and Management; MSc, Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate

Pre-requisite qualifications: First or second class honours degree in relevant subject or equivalent professional qualification

Intended Participants (Discipline): Multidisciplinary (all allied health professions, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists)

Format (online, face to face, blended): Face to Face teaching

Style (case-based, readings, mixed cases & readings, discussion groups): Lectures, seminars, workshops, online distance education.

Length (hours per week, number of weeks, or years): 2 years part-time, up to 5 years

Content Consistent with any IASP curriculum: Consistent with IASP Core Curricula, Core modules include: Research methods in Health, Evidence-Based practice (delivered electronically, so distance-learning), Physiology and Pharmacology of Pain, Psychosocial aspects of pain, assessment and measurement. Option modules can be selected according to individual choice.

Evaluation - Format (exams, assignments, participation, combination): Vary according to modules, include: critical evaluation, paper review, seminar presentations, examination, the use of a virtual learning environment, and dissertation. 

Evaluation - Nature (competencies, knowledge, or both): Knowledge and competence

Contact Details (eg. Program Administrator): Contact email: