University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Dementia Studies

The course has been developed to provide students with an in-depth, research-based knowledge of dementia, including; theory; innovative and best practice; policy drivers and initiatives studies;a grounding in academic and research skills. The course takes a theory-based and practice-oriented approach to consider the diversity of living and dying with dementia. It encourages collaborative, inter-disciplinary, critical and reflexive learning and it seeks to produce leaders of change in the dementia field.

Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. Students must be professionals currently working in a relevant field.

Course modules

We are currently undertaking a significant revision of our curricula and details for 2015/16 will follow.

Assessment methods

All modules are assessed through coursework and students experience a range of assessment including essays, evaluation reports, research proposals and literature reviews.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 990 per Module (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 1,435 per Module (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

Key information

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01786 467046