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About our Centre for Education & Research

St Columba’s Hospice Education Centre opened in early 2012 and offers a wide range of educational opportunities, from study days and short courses to more formal programmes at degree and masters level. Find out more.


St Columba’s Hospice in collaboration with Queen Margaret University provide two programmes of study – graduate certificates and Masters courses and modules. Find out about the courses we offer.

Research and Practice Development

The Hospice 5 year strategy 2015-2020 reflects increased commitment to research and for research to form a larger part of the work undertaken at St Columba’s Hospice. Find out more.


Staff at St Columba’s Hospice have authored numerous research papers and documents about palliative care. Read more.

Educational Visits

We welcome visitors from all over the world for training and development. Find out more about arranging a visit.