Taught course

Gerontology and Ageing Studies

Institution
Swansea University · Centre for Innovative Ageing
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 degree or its equivalent and evidence of recent academic study. Applicants with relevant work experience or professional qualifications may be considered. This includes for example at least two years’ experience in local authorities, health, private and voluntary organisations and industry. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Gerontology and Ageing course is designed to meet employer needs and prepares students with the knowledge and experience needed to work with older people, design policies, manage and deliver services and manufacture products for an ageing population. It aims to provide students with a unique insight into the policy differences between the devolved countries of the UK and across the globe.

Information for international students

Since its foundation in 1920, Swansea University has embraced opportunities to think globally. The vibrant mix of nationalities and cultures on campus greatly enriches our learning and teaching environment. We understand the type of support our international students need to help them settle into student life in a new country.

Fees and funding

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out more about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page: www.swansea.ac.uk/postgraduate/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

full time
12 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Swansea University Postgraduate
Email
study@swansea.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1792 295358