King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Gerontology

This course draws on a wide range of expertise, including geriatricians, clinicians, demographers, policy analysts and sociologists, to gain awareness of cross-national and national perspectives on ageing and the lives of older people.

Entry requirements

A minimum good Honours degree in any field, or overseas equivalent; PG Dip equivalent, vocational qualifications and work experience are considered; holders of the DGM (Diploma in Geriatric Medicine, Royal College of Physicians) may fast track and omit 1/3 of the MSc.

Course modules

Modules include: Ageing, health and society; designing quantitative research for social science and health; designing qualitative research for social science and health; quantitative data analysis; plus optional modules.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework essays, written examinations and oral presentations. Dissertation based on an independent project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,040 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (England) 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,360 per Year 1 (International) 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

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