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M.Sc. in Gerontology

The programme aims to provide you with: 
•critical appreciation of key theoretical perspectives in gerontology and their application to the analysis of issues concerning ageing and the life course 
•understanding of contemporary debates in gerontology surrounding the lives of older people, their families and societies in developed and developing countries 
•the ability to evaluate policies and initiatives concerning population ageing, welfare provision and quality of life of older people, their families and carers 
•competence in qualitative and quantitative research methods and their application to key research questions 
•the ability to design and conduct independent research in gerontology using appropriate research methods 
•preparation for a career in the field of gerontology and applied health and social sciences