University of East Anglia UEA

University of East Anglia UEA

Leadership in Dementia Care

This part-time programme aims to transform the care experience and quality of life of people with dementia. The goal is to achieve better awareness, early diagnosis and high quality treatment at every stage and in every setting within dementia services.

Entry requirements

Applicants require: a 2.2 Honours degree in a health care profession; current professional registration; plus a minimum of 2 years post registration practice experience. All applicants who are not a British national and/or whose first language is not English will need to demonstrate a suitable level of English language proficiency. This is equivalent to an IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in all components, although we do accept many other types of qualifications or tests. In accordance with the UK Border Agencies Tier 4 visa guidelines, we will also waive the English language requirement for applicants who meet the defined nationality test or who have completed a degree level course in 1 of the listed countries.

Course modules

Core modules: Foundations of person-centred dementia care; advanced practice in dementia care; leadership for champions of dementia care. optional modules (for pgdip/msc only): introduction to research methods; healthcare law and ethics; politics, power and persuasion; innovation and practice. msc students also complete a research dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 3 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of East Anglia Norwich NR4 7TJ East of England

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Admissions Office
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01603 591515