University College Cork


Course Name Dementia
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKU09
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Cert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online
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Duration 1 or 2 years (9-20 months) Part-time
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Entry Requirements

Candidates must have the following:
A Primary Degree in a relevant health care discipline* or an equivalent academic qualification and professional experience to be approved by Programme Team;

Ideally candidates should have at least...


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The Postgraduate Certificate 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 fo...

Course Content

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The interdisciplinary Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia provides healthcare professionals with the skills to expertly care for a person with dementia from diagnosis to end-of-life. Taking a biopsychosocial approach, with expert lec...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students take CORE MODULES to the value of 20 credits as follows:
CG6015 Understanding Cognitive Disorders and Dementia (10 credits)
CG6016 Advanced Issues in Dementia Care (10 credits)

Students take ELECTIVE MODULES to the value of 10 credits f...

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 Postgraduate Certificate in Dementia gives Healthcare Prof...

Further Enquiries Dr. Suzanne Timmons
t: +353 21 4923165

Lorraine Crossan
t: +353 21 4627347
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