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Master of Science (Dementia Care) (Online Delivery available)

  • Masters (Coursework)

A postgraduate qualification in dementia care provides you with a competitive advantage in the job market and mid-career clinicians the chance to update their knowledge through contemporary studies in dementia care.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time, 3 years part-time
Course Code
437, 084856A
Study Mode
In person
Fees
$26,496 per year / $39,744 total

About this course

A postgraduate qualification in dementia care provides you with a competitive advantage in the job market and mid-career clinicians the chance to update their knowledge through contemporary studies in dementia care.

Leadership and research skills gained in the Master of Science (Dementia Care) will prepare you for career progression into senior clinical, management, teaching, and research roles. Graduates from this course are Clinical Nurse Consultants, aspiring Clinical Nurse Consultants, family carers, Medical Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, volunteers and others in aged and dementia care.

The Master of Science (Dementia Care) is a clinically focused program that prepares practitioners for advanced professional practice in the specialist field of dementia.

Graduates are able to critically review the health and well-being of individuals living with dementia, review social policy in dementia care, and develop advocacy skills to work with users, carers and colleagues in the health, social care and voluntary sectors.

The program differs from courses offered by other NSW and Australian universities in that it is underpinned by a rehabilitation approach to dementia care.

Entry requirements

A recognised Bachelors degree in a health-related discipline, or equivalent.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

North Wollongong, NSW

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at University of Wollongong (UOW).
83.3%
Overall satisfaction
81.1%
Skill scale
64.9%
Teaching scale
88.2%
Employed full-time