MSc in the Clinical Management of Pain

About our programme

Our programme provides a multidisciplinary approach to pain management, training healthcare professionals to treat pain more effectively. Find out about the different options there are for studying with us.

About our MSc programme

World Class Postgraduate Teaching Online

By studying at the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine at the University of Edinburgh, you will join a rich tradition of education – one of the oldest institutions in the UK - but also one of the most progressive and dynamic.  The University of Edinburgh has a growing portfolio of established and highly regarded online distance learning postgraduate programmes, with thousands of students currently taking advantage of this mode of education.  As a postgraduate student at the University of Edinburgh, you will become part of a supportive online community, able to take advantage of the University’s strong academic tradition, while studying together students and tutors from across the world.

About our Programme

The University of Edinburgh is recognised globally for its research, development and innovation, and has been providing students with a world-class education for more than 425 years.  The suite of pain management programmes offered by the Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, continues this tradition by integrating current clinical research with high-level academic and professional input by providing a multidisciplinary approach to pain management, training healthcare professionals to treat pain more effectively.

As a multidimensional phenomenon, it is essential that pain is managed through planned multidisciplinary initiatives and inputs that aim to ease patient suffering and improve quality of life.  The clinical management of pain programme is able to accommodate the needs of students from a variety of healthcare backgrounds and provides both the education and flexibility that is required to allow students to tailor the programme to their personal goals, career needs and future aspirations.

Our suite of pain management programmes is aimed at healthcare professionals – anywhere in the world - who want to improve the care of people living with pain.

My career has already benefited from the course and is a way of helping you stand out from the crowd

Paul2nd year student