This online undergraduate course is delivered in collaboration with the Scottish Huntington's Association (SHA).
Our course is the first of its kind in Scotland and is for all health and social care professionals working with families who are living with Huntington’s disease. The course will give you a superb opportunity to develop your understanding of this complex condition and its impact on the people and families who live with it, while enhancing your skills, knowledge and capacity to provide support.
By the end of the course you'll be able to provide better treatment, care and support to people affected by Huntington’s disease, and other forms of younger onset dementia. You'll draw on current research and practice in the field, including evidence and information from across the UK and other parts of the world.
There are no minimum entry requirements.
By the end of the course you'll be able to:
This short course provides an in-depth understanding of Huntington's disease and the impact it has on individuals and families, considering the physical, psychological, emotional and social changes that it can bring. Our course looks at the person with Huntington's as central to this discussion, but also emphasises the importance of considering the whole family as people affected by the disease.
A single blended learning course, worth 20 credits at SCQF level 10/QCF level 6. You'll spend two days at the Lancaster University campus in Lancaster supported by staff from the University of Stirling and the Scottish Huntington’s Association, followed by 14 weeks of online learning.
Please complete the application form and return it to our Admissions Office.
Undergraduate Admissions Office
University of Stirling