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Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

OCT

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Age Studies Neuroscience / Neurobiology Geriatric Medical Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Course Overview

This part-time and flexible Masters degree is led by the research-active academics based in our prestigious Division of Health Research. Our high-quality research has national and international impact on health and well-being policy. This is your chance to make an original contribution to knowledge development in the field of ageing.

The course is designed with you in mind, supporting you at your own location to balance work with your existing responsibilities. Our innovative approach combines distance and face-to-face learning to help you gain critical insights into ageing and develop your understanding of research design, practice and dissemination. Your personal academic tutor and dissertation supervisor will support you at every step.

You'll advance your knowledge and critical understanding of theory, research, policy and practice in ageing. Through your work you'll foster critical approaches to the review of evidence, enhance your research skills, and improve your written and oral presentation skills. Finally you'll have the opportunity to complete a research project and 10,000 word dissertation which will reflect your own interest and professional practice.

This Masters degree can lead to a host of broad employment options, as well as an application for practitioner courses. You'll learn up-to-date research techniques throughout the course to enhance your skills and provide you with knowledge that extends beyond a single discipline, ensuring that you complete your studies a highly employable professional.

Modules

This core module equips students with the skills necessary to design and undertake good qualitative and quantitative research.
Dissertation - Core
Ageing - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,460

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need to have 2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in an appropriate subject, such as health/social care or related fields. Qualifications and/or experience considered by the University to be of an equivalent standard will also be considered.