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Improving dementia care

An online, 15-week undergraduate course designed for health and social care practitioners looking to improve their knowledge and practice in the field of dementia care.

Key facts

  • Module code: DEMU9D1
  • Start date: September 2019
  • Application deadline: 1 September 2019
  • Study method: online, part-time
  • Duration: 15 weeks online study, with one day on campus
  • Credit value: SCQF level 10, 20 credits
  • Fees: £675
  • Entrance requirements

    Practice experience, enthusiasm and a commitment to study.

  • Course objectives

    The course aims are:

    • to improve knowledge of current approaches to care, and support people with dementia and those who care for them
    • to develop better understanding of how to promote change in dementia care, improving outcomes for people with dementia
  • Structure and content

    The University of Stirling is committed to world-class education and research, with a pioneering spirit and a passion for innovation and excellence.

    By joining our distance learning courses in dementia studies, you'll become part of our international, multi-disciplinary community of students and academics; committed to creating change and improving dementia practice, and the experiences of those living with dementia.

    Our education takes a theory-based and practice-oriented approach, to consider the diversity of living and dying with dementia. It encourages collaborative, interdisciplinary, critical and reflexive learning, and it seeks to produce leaders of change in the dementia field.

  • Delivery and assessment

    A single blended learning course - worth 20 credits at SCQF level 10. It includes one introductory session (that takes place online or at the University of Stirling campus). This is followed by 14 weeks of online learning.

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  • How to apply

    Please complete the application form and return it to our Admissions Office.

    Undergraduate Admissions Office
    University of Stirling
    FK9 4LA

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