<div><p>You'll have access to a module website, which includes:</p><ul><li>a week-by-week study planner</li><li>course specific study material</li><li>audio and video content about death, dying and bereavement, drawing on lived experiences of grief and loss.</li><li>assessment details</li><li>access to online tutorials and study forums</li><li>access to teaching and library resources</li></ul><p>There are additional resources available on the module website designed to support your online learning. You will also be guided to find and research for relevant resources using the OU Library.</p></div>
The Open University is the worlds leading provider of flexible, high quality distance learning.
Unlike other universities we are not campus based. You will study in a flexible way that works for you whether youre at home, at work or on the move.As an OU student you'll be supported throughout your studies your tutor or study adviser will guide and advise you, offer detailed feedback on your assignments, and help with any study issues.
Tuition might be in face-to-face groups, via online tutorials, or by phone.
<div><p>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? In this module you will explore the social context of death and dying, considering the impact on end of life care and bereavement support. You'll engage with real life examples which will enable you to think critically about how practice in this area can be improved. This module is relevant to those working with dying people and their families, or anyone who wants to find out more about death, dying and bereavement.</p></div>