Published on: February 18, 2011

Cardiff University and the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC) are offering a wonderful opportunity for doctors in India to develop their palliative care knowledge and gain a well recognised qualification – The MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine. The CSC will pay the student’s full course fees.

Applications need to be made in the next few weeks. If students miss the deadline they will not be able to be considered.

  • The deadline is MAY 30th 2011

Students must complete TWO electronic applications – ONE for each of the following:

  1. Commonwealth Scholarship Commission
  2. Cardiff University

To apply for the scholarship visit the websites above and follow the online instructions.

To apply for a place on the course visit the C.U. website above, School of Medicine, Postgraduate taught courses and complete an online application form for The Postgraduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine.

All applications can be done on line – you will also need to have 2 supporting written references which can be faxed or scanned and uploaded.

The minimum requirement in English to be accepted for the course is a score of 6.5 in the IELTS test or equivalent completed within the last 2 years. Alternatively we may be able to accept verification from a professional referee regarding your English Language proficiency. These references MUST contain information on your ability to read, write, speak and listen in English.

Where the course application form asks about funding, enter that you wish to be considered for a scholarship from the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission.
Successful applicants will hear from us by July 1st 2011

Accepted students will need to attend the Compulsory teaching in Bangalore – Autumn 2011

Our course website for more information is
Our contact telephone number is 00 44 2920 196838

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