Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Care of Older People

This course is aimed at those caring for older people in a care setting, reflecting local, national and international agendas. Your assignment work will focus on developing your practice. The aim is to improve service and care delivery for the growing population aged 65 years and over.

Entry requirements

This course is designed for qualified health and social care professionals who wish to expand your sphere of practice to include new elements within your professional role.

Course modules

Modules include: Physical health needs of older people; mental health in older people; locating and evaluating evidence for professional practice; living well with dementia; exploring and evaluating evidence; preparing for your service improvement project; service improvement project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 3 years
MA Part-time - 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lansdowne Campus Bournemouth BH1 3JJ South West

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