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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Age Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Population ageing is a global phenomenon presenting global challenges, however policy solutions are often context-specific. The PG Certificate in Gerontology offers you the opportunity to examine such issues by completing three modules in the area of ageing, starting with an introduction to the discipline of Gerontology and specialising in topics such as health and wellbeing, poverty and social protection, and mental health. You can take up to two modules by Distance Learning.

Having successfully completed this programme, you are welcome to progress your studies to the MSc Gerontology programme. Enrol now and enhance your skillset and career trajectory.

Assessment:

A variety of assessment methods are employed, which include essays, oral presentations, group work, exercises, research reports and the dissertation. All programme modules have their own page on Blackboard. Students are able to access materials (lecture slides, recordings of lectures, coursework details, references and module updates) to supplement their independent study.

Different course options

Full time | Main Site - Highfield Campus | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

Perspectives In Gerontology - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£3,100

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£6,276

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

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

University information

The University of Southampton has a long history of tradition, prestige and success, having just celebrated 100 years of its Highfield Campus. A founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities, the University is ranked in the Top 20 UK universities in the Complete University Guide, 2020 and is also a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University is spread across five campuses in Southampton,...more

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