University College Cork


Course Name Dementia
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKU05 CKU09
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Certificate National University of Ireland None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Cert
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

PAC Application Information

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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.

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Duration 1 year (9 months) Full-time; 2 years (20 months) Part-time
Course Fee The fee for this course is €2,985.

Part-time students:

If your course is offered full time and part time, the fee for part time courses is half the full time fee.
Entry Requirements

Expand+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 one year's ...

Course Content

Expand+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 lecturers and facil...

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...

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 Contact details for this course
Dr. Suzanne Timmons
+353 21 4923165

Lorraine Crossan
+353 21 4627347
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