Taught course

Public Policy and Ageing

King's College London · Institute of Gerontology

Entry requirements

Candidates should have a upper second class (2:1) honours degree.

We may consider candidates with a lower second class degree or with professional qualifications from a recognised institution if they can show relevant work experience and/or relevant professional qualifications, can demonstrate that they are highly motivated and have referees from their university or employment strongly supporting their admission onto a masters level programme. Relevant professional qualifications will be taken into account.

Months of entry


Course content

The Public Policy & Ageing MA is a inter-disciplinary course that covers policy making and analysis, specifically how the state addresses the challenges that arise in economic, social, political and health arenas.

You will develop a broad understanding of demographic, policy, social and economic concerns within the management of ageing societies. This course will equip you with the analytical and critical skills relevant for understanding the challenges of public policies and their implementation.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Officer
+44 (0) 20 7848 7207