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MSc Gerontology

Course Description


This course offers interdisciplinary advanced education in the study of gerontology, the life-course and public policy, and prepares students for a wide range of careers working with older people; students develop specialist knowledge in social, demographic and economic issues related to ageing, theoretical and critical perspectives on gerontology and national and international policy, and practice in adult and elder care services.


Ageing, health and well-being; demographic change, ageing and globalisation; design and statistical analysis of surveys; perspectives in gerontology; qualitative methods; methods for researching ageing societies; dissertation.

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Entry Requirements

upper second-class degree; applicants without formal qualifications but with relevant experience considered

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