Partnerships in Dementia Care (Postgraduate Certificate)

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The award
Postgraduate Certificate

How long you will study
1 year

Domestic course fees
GBP 2490 per total

How you will study
online

Course starts
January, May, September

International course fees
GBP 2550 per total

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About Partnerships in Dementia Care at University of Derby Online Learning

Dementia is a global issue that affects millions of people across the world and with an aging population, dementia is fast becoming one of the biggest health challenges of the 21st century.

This Postgraduate Certificate in Partnerships in Dementia Care is aimed at a wide range of health and social care professionals working in and around dementia. Whether you are enhancing your career or have a general interest in this area of study, this course is ideal for developing the knowledge you need to make a real difference to people’s lives.

Practitioners are being called upon to lead change within their organisation on both clinical and strategic fronts, increasing the demand for qualified specialists in dementia care. Consultations with key partners, stakeholders and students highlights the demand for flexible, inter-professional, postgraduate programmes to help health and social care professionals meet the specific care needs of those living with dementia.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardPostgraduate CertificateHow you will studyOnlineHow long you will study1 year
    Course startsJanuary, May, SeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 2490 per totalInternational course feesGBP 2550 per total

Entry requirements

You will normally need the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject, plus
  • Work experience in an appropriate subject area following on from your bachelor’s level qualification, plus
  • Current employment in an arena which will enable the achievement of the individual module learning outcomes e.g. voluntary, public, private, community, acute health and social care arenas.

If you have an International qualification, it will need to be mapped to the UK equivalent registration to ensure that you are entering the programme with at least 120 academic credits at level 6.

If English is not your first language you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

  • IELTS 7.0
  • TOEFL: 600 (paper based), 250 (computer based) or 100 (internet based)
  • Pearson Test of Academic English: 51
  • Cambridge Advanced Certificate: Pass
  • London Tests of English: we accept level 4 for undergraduate courses
  • International GCE O Level English Language: Grade C
  • International GCSE English/English as a Second Language: Grade C

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