University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Dementia for Practitioners with a Special Interest

This innovative postgraduate certificate is the first course of its kind in England. It is designed for practitioners from a variety of clinical backgrounds (GPs, Nurse Prescribers etc.) working in health care settings where diagnostic services and ongoing support for people with dementia are, or are planned to be provided. The programme equips learners with the knowledge and skills to undertake person-centred assessment, diagnostic, prescribing and ongoing support/management duties for people with dementia, commensurate with their role and in accordance with current best practice guidelines. Study is through a blended learning approach, including a maximum of two days face-to-face lectures/tutorials per module (in Bradford).

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area. Applicants should also be working within a service that provides or intends to provide assessment and diagnostic services and/or ongoing support. Where English is not your 1st language you should have an IELTS or equivalent score of 6.5 with no element less than 5.5.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years

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