University of Bradford

University of Bradford

Dementia Studies

This programme explores the role of professionals working with people with dementia.

Entry requirements

Professional health or social care qualification in nursing, social care, clinical psychology, occupational therapy or other related area; 1 year's post-qualifying experience; good Honours degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent postgraduate qualification; candidates must have written agreement of support from their manager and evidence of negotiated access for practice requirements. IELTS at 6.5 or the equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: experience of dementia; dementia care guiding principles; evidence-based dementia care; brain and behaviour - implications for dementia care practice; PgDip modules include: practice development and organisational change; ethical and legal issues in dementia; activities and occupation in dementia care; evidence-based dementia care; brain and behaviour; audit and evaluation in dementia care; research literacy and design; dissertation for MSc.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Bradford Bradford BD7 1DP Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Faculty of Health Studies Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
01274 236367