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Gerontology with Dementia Care

University of the West of Scotland

36 months
Duration
13325 GBP/year
6500 GBP/year
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About

Gerontology with Dementia Care degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland has been created in response to the demographic evolution and the difficulties faced by those living with dementia, their carers and their families.

Overview

Gerontology with Dementia Care degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland aims to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence of all its participants by introducing debate around our understanding of ageing, the impact of shifting demographics and the integration and globalisation of health and social care with particular focus on the care of people living with dementia, and their current and future care priorities.

Teaching Expertise

The teaching staff work within the Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice within the University of the West of Scotland. The Centre and its staff have led a number of national and international projects including being responsible for delivery of the NHS Education Scotland / Scottish Social Service Council's National Dementia Champions teaching.

 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dementia Care Principles 
  • Contemporary Advanced Dementia Care
  • Complexities of Pain 
  • Delivering Compassionate Care

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
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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.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally, you are expected to hold a first degree in a relevant subject.
  • Applications are welcomed from graduates from all relevant disciplines with experience and/or an interest in older people and their health and social care provision.
  • Applicants who have completed the UWS Graduate Certificate in Working with Older People will also be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13325 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13325 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6500 GBP per year during 36 months.

Rest of Uk (English, Northern Irish, Welsh)/ Republic of Ireland

  • £10,765 Cost of Study

Funding

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