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Dementia Studies (Online) 

University of Stirling

M.Sc. Online
36 months
Duration
4000 GBP/year
2333 GBP/year
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About

Draw from our unrivalled expertise in dementia care and expand your knowledge with the flexible Dementia Studies (Online) programme at the University of Stirling.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

With the number of people living with dementia across the world expected to double in the next 20 years, this innovative online course has been developed to provide you with an in-depth, research-based knowledge of dementia and approaches to dementia care. 

It’s designed for professionals already working in the field, and can be studied from anywhere in the world. 

The Dementia Studies (Online)  programme at the University of Stirling  is run by a team of academic experts whose research has helped to shape dementia care policy worldwide. 

You’ll learn about the latest theories, innovations and best practice in dementia care – as well as gaining an overview of policy drivers and initiatives, and a grounding in academic and research skills. 

Our course also benefits from an advisory group of people with dementia, who support course development.

Career opportunities

This course is for experienced professionals from all relevant disciplines and enables you to study while continuing to work in your existing post. 

Some of our graduates have moved to specialised posts, while others have secured a promotion, undertaken further research or become involved in training.

  • Advance your career prospects by growing your expertise in the area of health and social care
  • Fit your studies around your current job commitments
  • Put everything you’re learning straight to work in a professional setting

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Critical and creative approaches to dementia
  • Dementia and the Environment  
  • Living with Dementia: Care Pathways
  • Understanding and Evaluating Evidence in Dementia Studies 
  • Researching Quality of Life with Dementia: Approaches and Methods 
  • Enhancing Dementia Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second class honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    2333 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7000 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

Total cost for PGCert:

  • Home/EU students: £2,334
  • Overseas students: £4,000
Total cost for PGDip:
  • Home/EU students: £4,667
  • Overseas students: £8,000

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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