Swansea University

Swansea University

Gerontology and Ageing Studies

Leading the way in research on the civic and social engagement and participation of older people, and the disruption of this engagement by personal and structural factors. Our interests also encompass the influence the natural and built-up environment has on the ageing population, and care provision for the older person across such areas as social care, health care, residential care, palliative care, chronic conditions, and falls and their prevention.

Assessment methods

A thesis of no more than 100,000 words is submitted, which demonstrates original research that contributes significantly to the subject area. This is then followed by an oral examination of the thesis (viva).

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 16,700 per (Year 1) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,195 per (Year 1) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 8,300 per (Year 1) 4 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,097 per (Year 1) 4 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 16,700 per (Year 1) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time October 2017 GBP 4,195 per (Year 1) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 8,300 per (Year 1) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time October 2017 GBP 2,097 per (Year 1) 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

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Key information

Contact: 
College of Human and Health Sciences
Telephone number: 
01792295309