Taught course

Gerontology

Institution
King's College London · Institute of Gerontology
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Minimum good first honours degree in any field, or overseas equivalent. PG Dip equivalent, vocational qualifications and work experience are considered. Holders of the DGM (Diploma in Geriatric Medicine, Royal College of Physicians) may fast track and omit one-third of the MSc.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The study of gerontology at one of the world's leading centres. Students draw on a wide range of expertise, including geriatricians, clinicians, demographers, policy analysts and sociologists, to gain awareness of cross-national and national perspectives on ageing and the lives of older people.

Information for international students

For students whose first language is not English please visit our website for further information: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/pg/apply/langreq.html

Fees and funding

Self-funded or funded by employer. Please check the Institute of Gerontology website for information on any funding/bursaries which may be available.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Email
sspp-graduateadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 7207
Fax
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200