- Course summary
- Course detail
- Entry requirements
- Fees and funding
- How to apply
- During the course
- Teaching staff
- What our students say
- Jobs and placements
- Career and study progression
- Gain a university qualification;
- The opportunity to work in a professional area and to be paid a salary;
- Study in part via Work Based Learning, which can be more immediately and clearly relevant.
- Study skills
- Human anatomy and physiology
- Inter professional learning and working
- Introduction to research skills
- Professional values ethical and legal issues surrounding care
- Compassionate and safe care
- Communication and interpersonal skills
- How to communicate with people living with dementia
- Clinical skills
You will need to be working in an organisation offering services to people with dementia.
You will also need to have
GCSE English and Mathematics (at grade C or above) or equivalent ie: Functional Skills Level 2.
If you do not hold the qualifications above you may still be allowed on the course provided you pass a numeracy and literacy test as agreed by the employer and UWL. Students that gain entry to the course via this route will be able to undertake GCSE English and Mathematics or equivalent via UWL, as a requirement to progress to year two of the course.
All applicants need to successfully pass a value based recruitment process jointly convened by the employing organisation and UWL.
Help with funding is available to a range of students, whether you are studying full or part-time, in your home country or overseas.
You may be eligible for a student loan to cover the cost of tuition fees or a maintenance loan to support you during your studies. Additional funding is available to some types of students, such as those with dependants, disabled students and more. Find out more about applying for student loans and other funding options.
We also offer a range of scholarships and bursaries to help you. Scholarships in the 2017 - 18 academic year included:
- Full Time Undergraduate Bursary: a £3,000 award for new undergraduate students.
- Path to Success Scholarship: a £4,000 award for students on a four-year degree course with a foundation year.
Other scholarships are also available, including awards for specific subjects. Find out more and check your eligibility.
* Please note that scholarships and bursaries described in the video above were available at the time of filming in autumn 2017. Full details of scholarships for the 2018 - 19 academic year will be published shortly.
Please note fees are paid for each year of study unless otherwise stated. You will be required to re-enrol and pay fees at the beginning of each academic year. Fees may be subject to government regulations on fee increases. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases.
How to apply
If you are already employed as an apprentice and would like to enrol on the course please discuss this with your employer and advise them to contact UWL to discuss this further.
If you have any questions on any aspect of the course or the application process, or if you are an employer and are interested in learning more about how to partner with UWL on the degree apprenticeship, please contact Victoria Tischler Victoria.Tischler@uwl.ac.uk.Apply for this course