Why this MSc?
This flexible online course will give you a critical understanding of the concept of dementia and the lived experience of the condition.
You’ll be empowered to challenge common thinking about dementia, and to develop person-centred approaches to working with people experiencing cognitive loss.
All while studying flexibly online – when and where it suits you.
By studying this course, you’ll be able to:
- Apply dementia-specific knowledge, skills and values to promoting the rights of people living with dementia
- Work in ethical and effective ways with people living with dementia and their wider personal and social circles
- Develop professional curiosity, socio-emotional resilience and leadership potential, helping you to challenge common thinking in dementia and contribute to the development of support services
- Be an independent thinker and life-long learner who contributes to person-centred, anti-oppressive approaches to understanding and working with people living with dementia
Critically challenge common perceptions of dementia as a diagnosis solely of loss and despair. Focus on human rights, dignity and care provision. Learn what it means to live well with dementia.
Three start dates per year: January, May or September
Next welcome week: 24 May 2021
Next course start date: 31 May 2021
Next application deadline: 17 May 2021
MSc duration: two years (part-time)
Format: online, with optional face-to-face events
Total fees: (MSc – £10,300, PGDip – £6,900, PGCert – £3,450). Payment by instalment and funding available.
Additional costs: due to copyright restrictions placed on institutional libraries by some publishers, students may need to purchase some core texts.
( https://online.hull.ac.uk/online-msc-in-dementia )