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Courses in Gerontology at the Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton

MSc/PG Dip/PG Cert in Gerontology / MSc in Gerontology (Research) / MSc in Gerontology (Distance Learning) / PhD in Gerontology
The Centre for Research on Ageing (CRA) at the University of Southampton


The Centre for Research on Ageing

The Centre for Research on Ageing (CRA) is a world-class international and multi-disciplinary research and teaching centre, devoted to cutting edge research concerning ageing and the lifecourse, informing policy and debate, and educating professionals and academics in the field of Gerontology. The Centre for Research on Ageing is one of the few institutions in the UK to offer advanced graduate training in Gerontology with a strong research methods component and a global, comparative approach. It is also the leading UK institution in offering distance-learning postgraduate programmes in Gerontology.

About the Course:

We offer postgraduate training opportunities in Ageing and the Lifecourse at the Centre for Research on Ageing, University of Southampton.

Gerontology is a multi-disciplinary field of study of ageing at the level of individuals and societies. It examines changes individuals undergo as they age, as well as the impact of growing proportions of older people on social institutions, labour markets, welfare systems and families.

We offer part-time and full-time programmes that are designed for graduates, mid-career professionals or mature returners to education interested in ageing, the life course and public policy. Our Distance Learning programmes are specifically designed for those who wish to combine their academic studies with other work and/or family care obligations.

Courses Offered:

  • MSc Gerontology
  • PG Cert Gerontology
  • MSc Gerontology (Distance Learning)
  • PG Cert Gerontology (Distance Learning)
  • PG Dip Gerontology (Distance Learning)
  • MSc Gerontology (Research)
  • MSc Global Ageing and Policy (Distance Learning)
  • PG Cert Global Ageing and Policy (Distance Learning)
  • PG Dip Global Ageing and Policy (Distance Learning)
  • Short courses in gerontology
  • Short courses in gerontology (distance learning)
  • MPhil/PhD in Gerontology

Find out more:   www.southampton.ac.uk/ageing

Enquiries for Postgraduate Study

UK & EU student MSc & PG Certificate enquiries & admissions

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International student MSc & PG Certificate enquiries

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MPhil/PhD in Gerontology

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Professional development

Short courses in Gerontology

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