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Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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University of Bolton
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With our population getting older, health policymakers are focusing increasingly on person-centred care, addressing age discrimination, and promoting health and independence. This stand-alone course gives you the opportunity to explore the major topics associated with this important public health agenda.
We’ll guide you to examine older people’s various health needs, explore demographic changes, and study the impact that government policies have had on healthcare in practice settings. We’ll also support you to explore the older generations’ physical and mental-health needs, along with the strategies developed to meet those needs.
On successful completion, you’ll be able to demonstrate an understanding of the physical, psychological and social aspects of ageing.
This course encourages you to develop skills much sought-after by employers, and is designed to support your development as a healthcare professional. It’s also suitable if you’re working in the voluntary sector and have an interest in holistic approaches to care for older people.
Where changes are made to material information contained in this course description or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admissions and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and will outline the various options available to the applicant.
Important note regarding tuition fees for the 2022-2023 academic year: EU nationals who meet residency requirements (have settled or pre-settled status) may be eligible for 'Home' fee status. If you do not meet these residency requirements, overseas fees will apply. Irish citizens living in the UK or Ireland will be eligible for 'Home' fee status under the Common Travel Area arrangement. Please read the student finance for EU students web page on www.gov.uk for information.
The fees for a student's course of study will be set for the normal duration of that course subject only to inflationary increases – measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded in March each year to take effect for subsequent start dates.
For details of how to apply for this course, please choose your status from the options below:
|Level one||Coursework 100%|
|Level one||Guided independent study 76%, Scheduled learning and teaching activities 24%|
The academic staff detailed above teach across a range of courses in this subject area and may not teach on this course specifically.
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