External Examiner

Opening Date:
17 Jan 2014
Closing Date:
31 Jan 2014
Salary Range:

Division of Dementia Studies, School of Health Studies
University of Bradford
The Division of Dementia Studies in the School of Health Studies at the University of Bradford is seeking to appoint two experienced external examiners for the academic session commencing September 2013. Applicants should hold a current academic position within a HEI and should have clinical or research expertise in dementia care.
Role 1: BSc and PGCert PWSI
– BSc in Dementia Studies (2 year part-time top up degree – level 6 study only)
– PG Cert Dementia for Practitioners with a Special Interest (1 year part-time)
BSc Dementia Studies (level 6 only)
Semester 1 modules*: Approaches to dementia; Planning for practice change.
Semester 2 modules*: People with dementia and their families: communication and inclusion (including level 6 and M students); Practice project.
PG Cert Dementia for Practitioners with a Special Interest
Semester 1 module*: Assessment and diagnosis of dementia in primary care.
Semester 2 module*: Pharmacological and psychosocial support for people with dementia in primary care.
Role 2: Postgraduate and FD
– PG Cert/Dip/MSc Dementia Studies (3 years part-time), with specialist pathways – PG Dip/MSc in Training in Dementia Care and PG Dip/MSc Dementia Workforce development
– Foundation Degree in Dementia Studies Collaborative Provision (part-time – 2013-14 final year of programme delivery. No further intakes)
PG Cert/Dip/MSc Dementia Studies and nested pathways in training and workforce
Semester 1 modules*: Understanding the experiences of people living with dementia; Practice development and organisational change.
Semester 2 modules*: Dementia Training: skills and approaches; Evidence based dementia practice; Evidence based training practice; Service evaluation (dissertation).
FD in Dementia Studies (level 5 work)
Semester 1 modules*: Improving dementia practice; End of life care for people with dementia.

Semester 2 module*: Practice project.

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