Swansea University

Swansea University

International Gerontology and Ageing Studies

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017). Students will be immersed in global theories of gerontology and have the opportunity to experience first-hand the practical application of their studies. This is a unique programme in the UK and provides students with a Master's degree from a recognised global centre of excellence for gerontological education and research. Students are supported and mentored by the team at Swansea both whilst at the home and host institutions so there is continuity in the support provided, ensuring that the student gets the most from the experience. This is an extended Master's degree programme, delivered over 18 months, with students studying at Swansea University for one academic year, and then at the University of Alberta, Canada for approximately three months in the second year.

Course modules

Modules typically include: foundations in research; health and ageing; perspectives on ageing; population ageing and policy semester abroad, University of Alberta, Canada.

Assessment methods

All programmes are assessed via a written assessment which is supported by a presentation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 9,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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