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Prostate Cancer

This module is relevant to a wide range of practitioners working with those affected by prostate cancer. It aims to enable an in depth understanding of the current knowledge and evidence based findings on prostate cancer and its management. Content is very much patient centred, with specific reference to the patient journey and the physical and psychological impact of the disease and its management. Contemporary issues and approaches related to patient management and care will be discussed and critical reflection and evaluation of own and others clinical practice will be encouraged, with a clear emphasis on identifying implications for the practitioner role and the delivered.

Funding may also be available from Prostate Cancer UK - 

The entry requirements for this module are as follows

Normally, an applicant will meet the following entry requirements:
• A degree in a related healthcare subject e.g. nursing, radiotherapy & oncology or other allied health professional degree OR
• Diploma level, professionally recognised qualification in a related healthcare subject e.g. nursing or therapy/diagnostic radiography OR
• Equivalent, international academic and/or professional qualifications will be considered.
• A minimum of one-year post-qualification clinical experience.
• For international applicants IELTS 6.5
• Must have access to a computer with internet facilities; and have confidence in using the World Wide Web and web based learning resources

Delivery method

Distance Learning

Provisional timetable

For September 2014 start, the deadline for applications is 22nd August 2014. For January 2015 start, the deadline for applications is 5th January 2015.


This module is delivered at via distance learning


A series of formative online e-tivities and a 3,000 word individually negotiated assignment.

Level and credits

Successful completion of this module will earn you 15 level 7 credits

Indicative price

£500 - Funding for this module may also be available via Prostate Cancer UK. Please click on the link above.


This module can also be funded by the following schemes:
LBR East Midlands
LBR Yorkshire and Humber

To apply for a place, please complete and return the application form.

PG Application Form (PDF 985 KB)

This module attracts Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) funding – please see the fees and funding tab for further information on which region is eligible.

For further information please contact the module leader

Catherine Holborn –

or the student experience team

0114 225 2373

Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield S1 1WB, UK

Phone +44 (0)114 225 5555 | Fax +44 (0)114 225 4449

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