Research course

Gerontology

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc by research

Entry requirements

upper second-class degree; applicants without formal qualifications but with relevant experience considered

Months of entry

September

Course content

This ESRC-recognised course offers research methods specialist training and provides a foundation for future research; it provides students with specialist knowledge in social, demographic and economic issues of ageing, theoretical and critical perspectives in gerontology, national and international policy, and practice in adult and elder care services.

Modules
Ageing, health and well-being; demographic change, ageing and globalisation; design and statistical analysis of surveys; perspectives in gerontology; qualitative methods; methods for researching ageing societies; dissertation.

For further information, please visit our website.

Information for international students

www.southampton.ac.uk/international/

Fees and funding

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/pgfundbyschool.html

www.southampton.ac.uk/postgraduate/feesandfunding/

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
Email
PGTapply.FSHMS@soton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 8940