University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Health and Well-Being of the Older Person

The over-arching aim of this course is to support health and social care professionals to develop an enhanced and applied knowledge base of the health and wellbeing of the older person and their service provision.

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. Current professional registration as nurse or health/social care practioner is required.

Course modules

Exploring the complexities of caring for the older person;; anticipating and enhancing the health and wellbeing of the person with dementia in practice settings ; action research in healthcare practice ; partnership in care for managing long-term conditions ; quality improvement projects in health and social care.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Part-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
MSc Part-time £ 11,400 per Academic year (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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