University of the West of Scotland: Gerontology/Gerontology with Dementia Care

InstitutionUniversity of the West of Scotland
Department Health and Life Sciences
Telephone 0800 027 1000
Study type Taught


This programme has been designed to cater for a range of professionals with relevant experience and interest in working with older people. It will have particular appeal to health and social care professionals and also those professionals who are working in the third sector.

The programme aims to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence of all its participants by introducing debate around our understanding of ageing, the shifting demographics and the integration and globalisation of health and social care .

The course aims to develop experienced professionals and others to take on the challenges of autonomous practice, decision-making, leadership and research roles now required in this important sector of health and social care.


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