Taught course

Dementia Studies

Institution
University of Brighton · Brighton and Sussex Medical School
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

  • A degree and evidence of a capacity to study at Masters level with a substantial interest and/or experience in an area of health or social care; or
  • Evidence of a capacity to study at Masters level and at least two years’ work experience in an environment related to dementia care (including lived experience); or
  • Completion of at least three years’ basic medical science at a UK medical school (having gained at least 360 credits) with a guaranteed place to continue medical studies on completion of the MSc.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Dementia is a growing problem globally. There are more than 800,000 people with dementia in the UK and 44 million world-wide, posing a major challenge for treatment and care.

The Dementia Studies course is aimed at all those involved in the health and care of people with dementia.

The course comprises a unique set of educational initiatives designed to enable healthcare professionals to improve the quality of life for people with dementia by building expertise in generating and delivering better care. It provides a comprehensive and holistic theoretical and practical framework for understanding dementia and enables a broad understanding of the impact of dementia on the individual and society. Clinical knowledge is blended with developing skills in communication for health and social care, research and leadership learning.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
36 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
enquiries@brighton.ac.uk