King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Public Policy and Ageing

This course is for students interested in government; policy; politics; NGOs; voluntary sector; development work; comparative studies and ageing to develop specialist understanding of policy making for old age and ageing populations; it combines theoretical studies of public policy with multidisciplinary studies of ageing and later life.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) in any field, or overseas equivalent; PG Dip/PG Cert equivalent, applicants with vocational qualifications and work experience are welcome; overseas students must meet the formal standard of English.

Assessment methods

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

Sponsorship information

Some department bursaries are awarded.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 10,020 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 17,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
PgCert Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time £ 5,010 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 8,625 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
PgCert Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts and Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Telephone number: 
020 7848 7207