Research course

Gerontology Research

King's College London · Institute of Gerontology

Entry requirements

Master's level preferred, but exceptionally a high 2:1 first degree in a relevant topic will be considered.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

The Institute of Gerontology is one of the leading centres worldwide dedicated to the study of ageing and later life. Founded in 1986, it is at the vanguard of multi-disciplinary research, acting as a bridge between the social, clinical and biological sciences. The Institute's inter-disciplinary nature is reflected in its broad research sponsorship base; it has received funding from four out of five UK-Research Councils (i.e. ESRC, AHRB, EPSRC & BBSRC), as well as Charities, Government, NGOs and other organisations.

Department specialisms

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Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
72 months


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
+44 (0) 20 7848 7206
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200