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Gordon Alexander

MSc Dementia Studies

Why did you choose Stirling to undertake your qualification?

'It is a centre of excellence in the subject, recognised around the world.'

Can you tell me what the highlights were for you as a student at the University of Stirling?

'Access to knowledge and skills of lecturers and a large cohort of international students, informing practice.'

How did your programme of study help you improve in your chosen subject?

'I now have a wider knowledge and skill in the field of dementia, this has encouraged me to challenge existing thoughts and beliefs around dementia.'

If you had to summarise your experience of the Faculty of Social Science in a few words what would you say?

'Professional, supportive, going above and beyond.'

Can you tell me how your acquired skills and knowledge will help you in your career or has helped you in your professional role or secured employment?

'Since beginning my study, I have received promotion at work and my practice has developed, I am more able to support the staff team I manage and identify ways to improve the service user experience, and quality of life.'

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