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Higher Education Qualifications in Dementia

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The Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ) covers all the main higher education qualifications: certificates, diplomas and degrees awarded by a higher education college or university.

The FHEQ spans five levels (4-8) which are broadly aligned to the same levels in the National Qualifications Framework.

The following universities offer FHEQ qualifications in dementia at level 4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)

University Qualification
Canterbury Christ Church University Foundation Degree level 4
Stephenson College Foundation Degree in Dementia Studies

 

The following universities offer FHEQ qualifications in dementia at level 5 (equivalent to a foundation degree or higher national diploma)

University Qualification
University of Cumbria FDSc : Social and Health Care Practice: Dementia
University of Cumbria University Advanced Diploma: Practice Development: Dementia Care
Kingston University and St George's University London Dementia care – principles and practice module – 30 credits at level 5 or 6
Norwich City College Diploma in Dementia Care level - 60 - 70 credits at level 5
Norwich City College Diploma HE Dementia Care
University of Sheffield – School of Nursing and Midwifery Relationship Centred  Dementia Care (SNM2227/SNM3248 – 20 credits at level 5 and 6
University Campus Suffolk (FdA) Health Care Practice - Dementia Care
University of Worcester Dementia Studies Foundation Degree
Teeside University Contemporary Practice in Dementia Care – Diploma level – 20 credits
Teeside University Enhancing Contemporary Practice in Dementia Care
Teeside University Promoting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of patients with Dementia in the Acute Hospital Environment – 20 credits
University of York Dementia Care - 20 credits at level 5 or 6

 

The following universities offer FHEQ qualifications in dementia at level 6 (equivalent to a bachelor degree with or without honours)

University Qualification
University of Bradford

BSc (Hons) Dementia Studies

University of Bedfordshire A Person Centred Approach to the Care of people with dementia - 30 credits at level 6
Birmingham City University Dementia Care - 30 credits at level 6
Keele University Dementia Assessment - 5 credits at level 6

Kingston University and St George's University London

Dementia care – principles and practice module – 30 credits at level 6

University of Central Lancashire

Caring for People with Dementia AdvCert

University of Cumbria

Dementia: Practitioner Values Module – 20 credits at level 6

University of Cumbria

Dementia: Understanding Key Concepts – 20 credits at level 6

DeMontfort University Dementia Care - 15 credits at level 6
Middlesex University London

Dementia Care and Practice Graduate Certificate/ Postgraduate Certificate (169B719) level 6 and 7

Open University

K235 Dementia Care

University of Stirling Improving Dementia Care Module
University Campus Suffolk

Dementia Care Module – 20 credits at level 6

University of West Scotland

Dementia Care Module

 

The following universities offer FHEQ qualifications in dementia at level 7 (equivalent to a masters degree)

University Qualification
Bangor University

Ageing and Dementia Studies (MSc by Research)

University of Bradford MSc in Dementia Studies
University of Bradford

PG Cert in Dementia for Practitioners with a Special Interest

University of Bradford

Postgraduate Courses/CPD/Professional

University of Brighton

Dementia Studies MSc PGCert PGDip (PGCert PGDip)

University of Dublin Dementia (Msc/ PgDip)
University of East Anglia MSc Leadership in Dementia Care
University of Edinburgh

MSc Dementia: International Experience, Policy and Practice

Kings College London MSc Advanced Care in Dementia
University of Manchester

Dementia Care pathway - APIMH MSc/PgDip

University of Sheffield Relationship Centred  Dementia Care (SNM650) – 15 credits at level 7
Staffordshire University Ageing, Mental Health and Dementia MSc
Staffordshire University Ageing, Mental Health and Dementia PgD
Staffordshire University Ageing, Mental Health and Dementia PgC
University of Stirling

Dementia Studies MsC/Pg Cert/PgDip

University of Stirling Dementia Studies and Gerontology MSc/PgCert/Pg Dip
University Campus Suffolk

Dementia Care Module – 20 credits at level 7

Trinity College Dublin Dementia (Msc/Pg Dip)