Taught course

Ageing Health and Disease

Institution
Cardiff University · School of Medicine
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

This course is suitable for both UK and overseas graduates in medicine, nursing and allied professions, e.g. physiotherapy, dietetics, occupational therapy, social services and other professionals and managers who work with older people. All students must satisfy the Cardiff University requirements for entry to postgraduate courses, including English language requirements, and in addition, will normally possess an initial degree in medicine or related health/social care subject. On occasion, we may also admit non-graduates whose lack of formal qualifications is compensated for by relevant professional experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This full-time MSc aims to offer health and social care professionals, and graduates in related fields, the opportunity to explore the complex health and social needs of older individuals living in today’s society. It provides high quality integrated and multidisciplinary education in the field of ageing, health and disease through the teaching and learning opportunities in the modules.

The teaching draws on the latest thinking and research evidence in the fied and the course is open to a range of health and social care professionals, mirroring the multidisciplinary nature of gerontology.

Distinctive features

  • The modular nature of the course encourages both application and reflection, and our teaching methods develop participants’ skills in problem-solving and critical analysis.
  • Group size and composition helps to create optimal interaction and develop skills of problem solving and critical analysis.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Phone
+44 (0)29 2068 7214