University College Cork


Course Name Dementia
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MSCDEM
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2022.
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Duration 1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time.
Course Fee

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The EU fee for this course is The fee for the full-time course is €9,030. The part-time fee is €4,580 year 1 and €4,450 year 2..

The Non-EU fee for this course is €20,200 .

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Entry Requirements

Candidates must have the following:

- An honours primary degree in a relevant health care discipline* or an equivalent academic qualification and professional experience to be approved by Programme Team;

- Ideally, candidates shou...


Expand+Course Practicalities
The MSc in Dementia is a blended learning programme, with some content provided online or via evening webinars, augmented by face-to-face lectures, tutorials, workshops and case-based learning. Workshops focus on peer-learning ...

Course Content

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Our interdisciplinary MSc in Dementia course provides healthcare professionals with the skills to expertly care for a person with dementia from diagnosis to end-of-life. We advocate a biopsychosocial approach in this course, meaning t...

Subjects Taught

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Students take core modules to the value of 35 credits as follows:
CG6015 Understanding Cognitive Disorders and Dementia (10 credits)
CG6016 Advanced Issues in Dementia Care (10 credits)
CG6017 Clinical Practicum in Dementia (5 cred...

Careers or Further Progression

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In today’s competitive workforce, higher professional qualifications are an essential part of continuous professional development and career advancement. The MSc in Dementia gives Healthcare Professionals the key ski...

Further Enquiries Dr Suzanne Timmons
+353 (0)21 4923165

Lorraine Crossan
+353 21 4627347
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