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Gerontology and Ageing Studies, MSc

Swansea University

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Singleton Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE OVERVIEW

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.

GERONTOLOGY AND AGEING STUDIES CAREERS

Our postgraduate students have pursued careers in a wide range of sectors, including:

  • Local/national government
  • Social work/social services
  • Health service
  • Academic and policy research
  • Insurance and financial services
  • Architecture
  • Town planning
  • Product design and innovation

Tuition fees

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£ 16,400per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Swansea University

  • University League Table

    32nd

  • Campus address

    Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales

Swansea University, established in 1920 is renowned for its research reputation, teaching excellence and its unique seafront location.
Swansea is an international university with students from over 130 countries and a strong international academic community.
The university has a friendly campus community, offering specialist support for international students.

Subject rankings

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    41st out of 102 9

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    127 56%

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    17
  • Graduate prospects

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    76 76%

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    1
  • Student satisfaction

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    4.25 85%

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    19
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    100 100%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    3.71 74%

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    132 67%

    32nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

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    74 74%

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  • Student satisfaction

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    4.19 84%

    17th

    17

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