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Gerontology and Ageing Studies MSc/PGDip/PGCert

Swansea University College of Human and Health Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc, PgDip, PgCert See website for further details.

About the course

Understanding and addressing the complex issues around ageing has never been more important. In the UK over the last 25 years, the number of people aged 65 and over has increased by more than 1.5 million and globally the population aged 60 and over is growing faster than all younger age groups.

Our Master’s degree in Gerontology and Ageing Studies will equip you with the specialist knowledge and experience to work with and for, older people, design policies, manage and deliver services, and create products for an ageing population.

You will gain a unique insight into the policy differences between the devolved countries of the UK and across the globe, as well as refining research and analytical skills valued by employers in this rapidly evolving field.

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Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for the Gerontology and Ageing Studies course is normally a UK 2.2 Honours degree or its equivalent and evidence of recent academic study. We will consider you if you have relevant work experience or professional qualifications. International students are required to have a minimum of IELTS 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in all domains, in English Language or a University approved equivalent, prior to starting the course. Please visit our website for more information on entry requirements for the Gerontology and Ageing Studies.


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