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MSc Dementia (Online)
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Study mode distance learning (part-time)
Start Date: 2020/09/21
Duration: 24 months
Intl fees: £10300
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Dementia is a condition which is taking centre stage in all our lives but continues to be understood primarily as one of deficit and dysfunction.Taking a person-centred approach, informed by experiences of people with dementia, their families and supporters, this multi-disciplinary masters degree critically challenges common perceptions of dementia as a diagnosis solely of loss and despair.Taught by experts and focusing on a human rights approach, you will learn how to maintain the wellbeing and dignity of people living with dementia, while promoting the philosophy and practice of living, as well as possible, with dementia.Apply your learning to your current profession to create a positive impact within the field of dementia today.Designed to give you a critical understanding of dementia, this course will provide you with a deep insight into the experience of those living with dementia and their families. You will develop new critical thinking, giving you practical tools and mindset to lead positive change. Study the effects of social exclusion, the relevance of participation and diversity. Critically challenge taken for granted models of care in order to promote an holistic, relationship-centred approach.Explore biological, psychological and sociological frameworks which seek to explain the experience of dementia and develop a multi-disciplinary research perspective.Create care plans focusing on the human rights and specific needs of people with dementia and put your new knowledge to practical use in real life situations.Discover and share global perspectives which underpin the diagnosis with your peers online. Join a network of likeminded professionals shaping change around the world.
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A minimum 2.2 Honours degree or international equivalent in a related subject (such as nursing, social work, psychology, occupational therapy, or similar) Equivalent professional qualifications (such as a Diploma in Nursing) will be considered CV including a current professional or voluntary role which requires regular direct contact with people with dementia Two references, one of which must be an academic reference An IELTS 6.0 score (with minimum 5.5 in each skill) if your first language isn't English. Applicants without the required formal qualifications, but with significant relevant experience, are also encouraged to apply. If you're unsure whether you're eligible to apply, please contact our Course Advisers on +44 (0)1482 235569 or email [email protected]
IELTS: 6.0 (with no less than 5.5 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Hull.
About this university
Students travel from around the world to study at Hull and there is plenty of help and advice on hand. This includes immigration and visas advice as well as country specific information available on the website. The International Office is on hand to help students adapt to their new home as well as offering a first two weeks service to help organisation and settling in. The Hull University Union is the heart of student activities and organises some 100 clubs and societies, around half of which are involved with some form of sports through the Athletics Union. In addition, the union runs a bookshop, a nightclub, bars and catering facilities as well as an advisory centre and a careers service. The issues a monthly newspaper as well as an online TV station and a radio station. Notable among the clubs and societies is the rugby league club, which is one of the most successful teams within the university and plays in the top level of the BUSC league, ranking third best in the country. There is also an American Football team, an ice hockey team and a swimming club. There is also a separate student union building and facilities on the Scarborough campus on the ground floor of the main building. This operates its own radio station and student magazine.