Taught course

Gerontology (distance learning)

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipMSc

Entry requirements

Upper second-class degree or an equivalent standard in other qualifications approved by the University; applicants without formal qualifications but with relevant experience considered

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme will equip you with specialist knowledge in gerontology and key research skills through study from a distance. You will be supported in accessing online learning material related to social, demographic and economic issues, theoretical and critical perspectives, and national and international policy and practice in adult and older people’s health and social care services.

Compulsory modules:
Ageing, Health and Wellbeing (DL); Demographic Change, Ageing and Globalisation (DL); Perspectives in Gerontology (DL); Qualitative Research Methods (DL); Quantitative Research Methods (DL)

Optional modules:
Mental Health and Ageing (DL); Poverty and Social Protection Around the World (DL); Researching Ageing Societies (DL) Plus dissertation (MSc only)

For further information, please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

PGDip

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

MSc

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences
Email
pgtapply.fshms@southampton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 8940