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Start Date: 2020/09/21
Duration: 12 months
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This is the only master’s course specifically on dementia in South Wales and was developed by people living with dementia, family carers, health, social and allied health professionals. The course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and aptitude to work with people living with dementia and their carers. This course is for anyone working with people with dementia and their carers in either a professional or volunteering capacity. Studying this course will enable you to provide effective care for people living with dementia and their carers. The course is led by people with clinical, academic and lived experience of dementia.
2:1 degree and at least one year experience of working with people living with dementia and be currently working with this client group for the duration of this course.
IELTS: 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of South Wales.
About this university
There are over 100 countries represented at the university and this means plenty of information is available for them. This includes information specific to each country as well as fees and scholarships information. There is information about immigration and visas issues as well the International Welcome Programme. This runs before courses begin and includes a range of activities designed to help those from outside the UK feel comfortable and at home in Wales. Many of the activities are free and usually see around 500 students taking part each year. There is also assistance with English language skills for those to whom it isn't a native language. The University of South Wales Students' Union (USWSU) is the voice of the students at the university as well as providing support and advice plus the running of the various extracurricular activities. All students are automatically members and the union offers advice both academic and non-academic for its members. There are personal development help, guidance and other expertise on hand to help students deal with issues and to make the most of their time at the university. There is even assistance with finding accommodation. Sports teams take part in the British Universities and Colleges Sport league and cup competitions. Membership costs include transport to games, pitch hire for matches and training as well as kit and equipment, admin costs and even insurance as well as referees fees. Sports on offer include traditional and modern ones such as football and rugby. There are also a large number of societies and interest groups on offer with everything from dancing to debating having its own society. This means you can get together with others of the same interest or find something new.