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Trinity College Dublin

12 months
7798 EUR/year
3899 EUR/year
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The Dementia programme of Trinity College Dublin has been developed, in partnership with National key stakeholders, to meet the demands and challenges within the health care system and specifically within dementia care.


Course Description

The Dementia programme of Trinity College Dublin is firmly grounded in a body of knowledge and clinical expertise that aims to promote excellence in the area of dementia care practice. It is also designed to provide academically robust education for the students and the various modules offered develop and complement subjects undertaken at degree or 'equivalent' level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Ways of Understanding Dementia and Dementia Care
  • Critical issues in Assessment and Care Planning
  • Enhancing the experience of living with Dementia

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Minimum of one year's professional experience in supporting persons with dementia within the past two years.
  • For the duration of the course all applicants are required to be working in an area where dementia care is delivered.
  • Normally hold an honors degree in a relevant discipline, e.g. social, health or pastoral care. Candidates with relevant, and significant, experience as professional practitioners in the field of dementia care may be considered with a lower class degree or equivalent.
  • Otherwise satisfy the selection panel that they will have the ability to complete and benefit from the course Nurses or midwives undertaking this course while based in Ireland must be currently registered on the appropriate division of the live register held by The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.
  • All applicants to the School of Nursing and Midwifery whose first language is not English must present qualifications in the English language.

Work experience

  • Minimum of one year's professional experience in supporting persons with dementia within the past two years

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7798 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7798 EUR per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3899 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3899 EUR per year during 12 months.


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