University of Southampton

University of Southampton


Students are supported in accessing online learning material and resources related to a wide range of issues, including demographic and economic issues concerning ageing, theoretical and critical perspectives in gerontology, national and international policy. and practice in adult and elder care services.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class degree or equivalent; applicants without formal qualifications but with relevant experience considered.

Course modules

Ageing, health and wellbeing; demographic change, ageing and globalisation; perspectives in gerontology; qualitative research methods; quantitative research methods; the optional modules are: ageing, diversity and human rights; and researching contemporary issues in ageing societies.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning - 1 years
PgDip Distance learning - 1 years
MSc Distance learning - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning

Key information

Social Sciences
Telephone number: 
023 8059 8940