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MSc Dementia Care at The University of Manchester
MSc Dementia Care APIMH
Develop evidence-based person-centred care to further your practice and service delivery for people living with dementia and their families.

MSc Dementia Care APIMH / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
MSc/PGDip/PGCert
Duration
36 months (part-time)
Entry requirements

We require an honours degree (Lower Second or above) or equivalent from a recognised institution.

We also accept an approved and relevant postgraduate qualification (minimum PGDip or equivalent - 120 credits at master's level), or evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience that we accept as qualifying you for entry.

Places are available to applicants without a degree but who are able to demonstrate evidence of appropriate academic ability. See Portfolio for non-standard application (Word, 216KB).

Full entry requirements

How to apply

Please apply via our online application form . You must also complete an employer support form (Word, 94 KB). Contact us to request printed forms.

This course only runs in alternate years. The next intake for the Dementia Care pathway is in 2019. However, applications can be submitted and processed in advance. Early application is recommended.

You can apply for this course by completing our online application form . You must also complete an employer support form (Word, 94 KB). Contact us to request printed forms.

This course runs in alternate years. The next intake for the Dementia Care pathway is in 2019. However, applications can be submitted and processed in advance. Early application is recommended.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc N Y N N

Course overview

  • Gain the knowledge and skills you need to offer evidence-based interventions that promote the wellbeing and empowerment of people living with dementia and their families.
  • Build on your experiences as a health and social care professional or someone involved in the care and support of people living with dementia and their significant others.
  • Study at a university ranked 1st in the UK and 3rd in the world for nursing (QS World University Rankings 2018).

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our  upcoming open days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2019, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): Year 1: £3,800; year 2: £3,800; year 3 £1,900
    International students (per annum): Only available to employees of the NHS and related organisations. Fees paid by contract with the NHS

There are likely to be a small number NHS fund places for new students working in the north-west of England in the NHS or NHS-related services.

For details, please contact pgtaught.nursing@manchester.ac.uk or t.bradshaw@manchester.ac.uk

The fees quoted above will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for students, for the course duration at the year of entry). For general fees information please visit: postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance.

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued. This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Some funded places may be available on this course for mental health practitioners working in the north-west of England in the NHS or NHS-related services.

This funding is for UK/EU students and will cover the full UK/EU tuition fee. These will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Alumni Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an alumni bursary of a 10% reduction towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught master's programmes in 2019.

The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • have graduated since 2013;
  • hold a first class or 2:1 honours degree;
  • have home or overseas fee status;
  • are applying for full- or part-time study;
  • are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support.

The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the alumni bursary criteria so there is no application process.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 0270
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/nursing/
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Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health

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