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Gerontology (Research) MSc


University of Southampton    Faculty of Social Sciences

Full time & Part time September Research Only, MSc 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

About the course

How can societies harness the potential created by an ageing population for the benefit of families and individuals alike? The MSc Gerontology (Research) introduces you to the study of ageing combined with a strong emphasis on qualitative and quantitative research methods.

This programme, which is recognised by the ESRC for further PhD funding, will equip you with critical skills in evidence production and analysis, which can contribute to a career in local or national government, or to further postgraduate studies.

Flexible study

If you prefer, you can apply to study this course as:

  • a part-time master's - study the same course content over 2 or more years

Your modules and fees may vary if you choose a different study option.

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Entry Requirements

You’ll need a 2:1 degree in social science or a subject related to ageing.

Find the equivalent international qualifications for your country.


Fees

A variety of scholarships, grants and bursaries may be available to help you fund your master’s study, both from the University and from other organisations. Please check the website for more information.

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