|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Either a bachelors degree or 120 credits at level 6 (degree level)
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
About 800,000 people in the UK are living with dementia. It’s estimated that dementia costs the economy £23 billion a year.
There is a growing demand for practitioners and decision-makers with the insight to tackle what is a major social challenge.
This new MA, developed by staff from the School of Nursing and Midwifery with colleagues from the departments of sociological studies and human communication sciences, helps to meet that demand.
The teaching team are academics and practitioners from dementia education, research and clinical practice.
This course is taught jointly by the School of Nursing and Midwifery, the Department of Sociological Studies and the Department of Human Communication Sciences.
Theorising Dementia within the UK Policy Context
Inclusive of People with Dementia: Involvement and Impact
Understanding Communication in Dementia
Psychosocial Approaches to the Care and Support of People with Dementia
Caring for People with Dementia at the End of Their Lives
Dementia and Identity (with placement, subject to DBS approval)
Effective Safeguarding for People with Dementia
Part-time students complete two of the compulsory modules per semester and attend one day per week during term time. Teaching includes:
Each module is assessed by a range of methods including: