Research course

Gerontology (Research)

Institution
University of Southampton · Social Sciences
Qualifications
MSc by research

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 pathway offers interdisciplinary education in the study of gerontology and enhanced training in research methods, and is aimed at students who are considering further postgraduate research study.

Compulsory modules: Ageing, Health and Wellbeing; Demographic Change, Ageing and Globalisation; Qualitative Methods I; Quantitative Methods I; Perspectives in Gerontology; Philosophy of Social Science Research; Research Design and Practice

Plus two research half-modules from: Qualitative Methods II; Quantitative Methods II, Survey Design. Plus dissertation (MSc only)

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