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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Main Site - Highfield Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

This innovative MSc offers interdisciplinary education in the study of gerontology and will prepare you for a wide range of careers working with older people. You will develop specialist knowledge in social, demographic and economic issues, theoretical perspectives on gerontology and national and international policy and practice in adult and elder care services. You may take up to two modules from the distance learning (DL) postgraduate programme in gerontology.

Assessment:

A variety of assessment methods are employed, which include essays, oral presentations, group work, exercises, research reports and the dissertation. All programme modules have their own page on Blackboard. Students are able to access materials (lecture slides, recordings of lectures, coursework details, references and module updates) to supplement their independent study.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,812per year

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

University information

University of Southampton

  • University League Table

    17th

  • Campus address

    University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, Hampshire, SO17 1BJ, England

Southampton welcomes students from over 130 countries, including more than 7,450 EU and international students.
There are a wide range of support programmes to help students prepare for learning in a British academic environment and meet English language requirements.
Every September there is a free welcome programme for international and EU students, designed to help students settle into life in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 102 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    142 72%

    20th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.88 78%

    79th

    6

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