Taught course

Ageing (MSc)

Institution
Lancaster University · Health Research
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, such as health/social care or related fields. Qualifications and/or experience considered by the University to be of an equivalent standard will also be considered.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This part-time and flexible Masters degree is led by the research-active academics based in our prestigious Division of Health Research. Our high-quality research has national and international impact on health and well-being policy. This is your chance to make an original contribution to knowledge development in the field of ageing.

The course is designed with you in mind, supporting you at your own location to balance work with your existing responsibilities. Our innovative approach combines distance and face-to-face learning to help you gain critical insights into ageing and develop your understanding of research design, practice and dissemination. Your personal academic tutor and dissertation supervisor will support you at every step.

You'll advance your knowledge and critical understanding of theory, research, policy and practice in ageing. Through your work you'll foster critical approaches to the review of evidence, enhance your research skills, and improve your written and oral presentation skills. Finally you'll have the opportunity to complete a research project and 10,000 word dissertation which will reflect your own interest and professional practice.

This Master's degree can lead to a host of broad employment options, as well as an application for practitioner courses. You'll learn up-to-date research techniques throughout the course to enhance your skills and provide you with knowledge that extends beyond a single discipline, ensuring that you complete your studies a highly employable professional.

Information for international students

IELTS: Overall score of at least 6.5, with no individual element below 5.5

Fees and funding

Learn more on our Fees and Funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    24-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
pgadmissions@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592032