King's College London, University of London

King's College London, University of London

Ageing and Society

This programme is aimed at social scientists who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the experience of ageing, ageing societies and policies for an ageing world. The MSc pathway focuses on quantitative research methods and data analysis and the MA pathway on qualitative research methods and data analysis.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree (2.1 or above) or equivalent from an overseas university). Candidates with professional qualifications, relevant work experience and/or relevant professional qualifications are welcome.

Course modules

Modules include: Ageing, health and society; ageing in a global context; designing quantitative research for social science and health; quantitative data analysis. Optional modules: data manipulation and management; researching vulnerable populations; public policy internship; evaluating public policy.

Assessment methods

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

Sponsorship information

3 bursaries, beginning in September 2010; all students who have submitted complete applications for admission to a full time degree by midnight on 31st July 2011 are automatically be entered into the bursary competition; there is no separate application form; awards will be made on academic merit; successful applicants are notified no later than 15th August 2011.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,040 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,040 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,520 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,260 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgCert Full-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,420 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,360 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,360 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,680 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,840 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Waterloo Campus Southwark SE1 8WA South East
Strand Campus Westminster WC2R 2LS South East

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