Course structure

To complete the MA in Dementia Studies you must undertake successfully the eight compulsory units below and EITHER a 60 credit Research Dissertation OR a Critical Development of Clinical Practice project module to give a total value of 180 credits.

All of the units below are also available to be taken as stand alone modules.

Please click on the title of each unit for an overview of unit content, including the specific dates of study days.

Compulsory units: AUTUMN SEMESTER 2020

Compulsory units: SPRING SEMESTER 2020

SNM655: Theorising Dementia in the UK Policy Context (David Reid and Berni Murphy)

Start date: September 2020

SNM656: Inclusive of people with dementia: Involvement and Impact (Dr. Jane McKeown)

Start date: September 2020

SNM681: Palliative and Supportive Care (Dr. Fiona Wilson and Dr. Michelle Winslow)

Start date: September 2020

SCS688: Dementia and Identity (Berni Murphy)

Start date: September 2020

HCS6198: Understanding Communication in Dementia (Professor Ray Wilkinson)

Start date: February 2021

SNM657: Psychosocial approaches to the care and support of people with dementia (Dr. Jane McKeown)

Start date: February 2021

SCS689: Effective safeguarding for people with dementia (Berni Murphy)

Start date: February 2021

SNM660: Evidence-based Practice (David Reid)

Start date: February 2021

EITHER

OR

SNM6018 Research Dissertation

Start date: February 2021

SNM637: Critical Development of Clinical Practice

Start date: February 2021

Full Time

This is a full-time programme. Full-time students will complete four of the compulsory modules per semester and will attend two days per week during term time. In the academic year, full-time students will attend on Tuesday and Wednesday.

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