What shapes understandings of death and dying, and how does this affect the experiences of dying people, bereaved people, those who work with them, and their carers?
You’ll engage with real life examples which will enable you to think critically about how practice in this area can be improved. The Death, Dying and Bereavement programme offered by The Open University UK is relevant to those working with dying people and their families, or anyone who wants to find out more about death, dying and bereavement.You will learn
Through studying the module you will not only learn about key concepts in the field of death, dying and bereavement, but you will also develop important academic, employability and reflective skills that will be transferable beyond the module. This module also presents a range of material that will be highly relevant and applicable to different practice settings.
You will have a tutor who will help you with the study material and provide you with some one-to-one support, for example via telephone or an internet based communication system. Your tutor will also mark and comment on your written work, and you can ask them for advice and guidance. Part of your tuition is delivered online through online tutor group activities, so you will have access to your tutor through email and online discussion forums.
The module is designed around three key blocks of study:
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
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