You will be supported in accessing online learning material and resources related to a wide range of issues, including demographic and economic issues concerning ageing, theoretical and critical perspectives in gerontology, and national and international policy and practice in adult and elder care services.
Compulsory modules: Ageing, health and wellbeing; Demographic change, ageing and globalisation; Perspectives in gerontology; Qualitative research methods; Quantitative research methods
Optional modules: Ageing, diversity and human rights; Researching contemporary issues in ageing societies
Plus: Dissertation (15,000 words: MSc only)
Entry requirements: Candidates should have a minimum of an upper second class (2:1) Bachelors Honours or equivalent degree in the Social Sciences or a field relevant to Gerontology and Ageing.
Duration: 1 year (full-time); 2 years (part-time)
Assessment: Coursework, dissertation (MSc only)
Start date: September
MSc Gerontology Scholarships
The Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton, in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scholarships Commission, is offering ten scholarships for students to study on the MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning) programme.
MSc Scholarships Application Deadline
The deadline for applications is 30 May.