Research course

Gerontology (Integrated PhD)

University of Southampton · Ageing/Gerontology
Integrated PhD

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Entry requirements

A UK Bachelor’s degree with upper second-class honours in a relevant subject, or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University, plus satisfactory performance at interview.

Months of entry


Course content

The full-time Integrated PhD Gerontology is normally completed within four years, and is made up of 9 months of taught modules followed by a three-month Transitional Project, before the student proceeds to the research element of the programme for the remaining three years. Applicants who do not possess a postgraduate programme in Gerontology or related social science with a strong research training element are strongly encouraged to consider this option.

Information for international students

English language requirements: band 2C, IELTS 6.5 overall, with a minimum of 6.0 in all components.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Integrated PhD
    part time
    84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
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