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The Psychology of Dementia Care – distance learning (PG Cert)

University of St Andrews

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The Postgraduate Certificate in The Psychology of Dementia Care focuses on the practical application of psychological theory in dementia care and is intended for professional care staff and management who provide services to people with dementia.

Course information

The PG Cert in The Psychology of Dementia Care is a part-time distance learning course run by the School of Psychology and Neuroscience with start dates in January and September. The programme will provide students with the theoretical background to the psychology of dementia care.

Highlights

  • The structure of the programme is designed for maximum flexibility, allowing students to take one, two or all three of the modules, which you may pay for one at a time (the Postgraduate Certificate requires the completion of all three).
  • Students are encouraged to question current practice and to apply psychological theory to their own working situation.
  • The distance learning format allows students to attain the Postgraduate Certificate remotely and at their own pace.

Careers

Graduates from the distance learning programme entered or continued their work in a variety of occupations, including:

  • clinical services development manager
  • community care officer
  • deputy nurse manager
  • occupational therapist
  • podiatrist
  • speech and language therapist
  • senior social worker.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students in building their employability skills.

Application deadline

11 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 2,385overall cost

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    3rd out of 118 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    215 100%

    1st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    71 71%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    4th

    4

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