MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert in Dementia Studies (Distance Learning ONLY)
This 3 years part-time course is intended for UK and international:
-- health and social care professionals who want to gain a specialist qualification in dementia
-- volunteers who have contact with people with dementia
-- individuals and family members who have been personally affected by dementia
The course will further enhance your understanding and application of the theoretical concepts and range of evidence guiding care for people with dementia.
Years one and two of the course are identical to the PgDip in Dementia Studies.
Year three of this course consists of a single 60 credit module, which is a Practice-Based Project or a piece of empirical research (empirical research is subject to completing research methods module as part of PgDip).
You must have experience working in the field of dementia care, on a paid or voluntary basis, or in policy/administration and possess a first degree in a relevant subject or equivalent and GCSE grade C or equivalent English language. You must also have access to a C with an internet connection and the support of your manager/employers.
(Applicants who do not have the above formal qualifications should speak to the Course Leader as it may be possible to arrange to submit other evidence of ability.)
Applicants whose first language is not English should have the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 with no subtests less than 5.5. We also accept other English language qualifications, for example, the West African Examination Certificate. Please contact us for more details.
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Last updated February 17, 2018