Taught course

Gerontology (distance learning)

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipMSc

Entry requirements

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

Months of entry

September

Course content

Students are supported in accessing online learning material and resources related to a wide range of issues, including demographic and economic issues concerning ageing, theoretical and critical perspectives in gerontology, national and international policy. and practice in adult and elder care services.

Core modules:

  • Ageing, health and wellbeing;
  • demographic change, ageing and globalisation;
  • perspectives in gerontology;
  • qualitative research methods;
  • quantitative research methods.

Optional modules:

  • ageing, diversity and human rights;
  • and methods for researching ageing societies.

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@soton.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)23 8059 8940