Postgraduate; leading to a Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert)
The following course dates are for those planning to complete the PG Cert in a year.
- Start date: 9 September 2019
- End date: 30 September 2020
If you started this programme in 2018, you can find information about 2018 entry on the 2018 The Psychology of Dementia Care – Distance Learning page. Information about all programmes from previous years of entry can be found in the archive.
Minimum one year part time; maximum two years part time
The School will accept one of the following as appropriate entry qualifications:
- A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree in a cognate discipline.
- Accredited Prior Learning: a professional qualification in Social Work, Nursing, Occupational Therapy or similar.
Experiential Prior Learning: substantial relevant work experience in a related discipline and at least three year's practical experience in the field.
If you studied your first degree outside the UK, see the international entry requirements.
English language proficiency. See English language tests and qualifications.
The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.
Distance learning: £2,160 (or £720 per module)
Monday 12 August 2019 (for September 2019 entry) or January (for January 2020 entry). Applicants should apply as early as possible to be eligible for certain scholarships and for international visa purposes.
- CV or résumé. This should include your personal details with a history of your education and employment to date
- personal statement (500 words) - only applicable if applying for SFC funding
- sample of academic written work (2,000 words)
- two original signed academic references
- academic transcripts and degree certificates
- evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).
For more guidance, see supporting documents and references for postgraduate taught programmes.