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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Glyntaff Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MSc Dementia Studies is the only masters' degree in South Wales that specialises in dementia. The MSc Dementia Studies was developed by people living with dementia, family careers, health, and social and allied health professionals.

The MSc Dementia Studies course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and aptitude to work with people living with dementia and their careers. This master’s degree is for anyone working with people with dementia and their careers in either a professional or volunteering capacity.

Studying this MSc Dementia Studies course will enable you to provide effective care for people living with dementia and their careers.

Assessment

The majority of the modules on this course are assessed by written assignments and presentations relating to the students specific area of practice or interest. There is also a practical assessment as part of one module which will be specifically focused on each student’s area of practice.

Careers

The MSc Dementia has been co-produced by people living with dementia, carers, health and social care professionals, and people from the third sector (e.g. Alzheimer’s Society).

It has also incorporated recent government frameworks in order to ensure that students completing this course are able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and aptitude required for working with people living with dementia and their careers in a variety of settings.

The MSc Dementia will be useful for those seeking future roles within management (as a masters’ level degree is often a requirement for leadership positions within organisations such as the NHS) or research (as this course may provide opportunities for progression onto postgraduate research degrees such as MPhil/PhD).

The course is designed to have three exit points:

PGCert in Dementia Studies (completing the first two modules)

PGDip in Dementia Studies (completing the first five modules)

MSc Dementia (completing all six modules)

Tuition fees

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£ 14,300per year

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University information

University of South Wales

  • University League Table

    102nd

  • Campus address

    University of South Wales, Llantwit Road, Treforest, Pontypridd, Rhondda, Cynon, Taff, CF37 1DL, Wales

The university is in South Wales, UK, with campuses in and around the capital city of Wales, Cardiff. Cardiff is a modern, multicultural, and safe student city.
Choose from over 500 courses, some with guaranteed work placements and many leading to professional certification.
The University of South Wales offers competitive tuition fees, generous scholarships and convenient payment plans.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    57th out of 83 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    116 67%

    49th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    58 58%

    73rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    27th

    20

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