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GerontologyPart of Economic, Social & Political Science

In Britain alone, more than 1,500 people reach their 65th birthday every day. Gerontology examines opportunities and challenges for older people, and how they differ across the world.

31 January 2019

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship available ...

We are delighted to announce an opportunity to apply for a Commonwe...

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14 January 2019

15 Commonwealth Distance Learning Scholars...

We are delighted to announce the availability of 15 Commonwealth Di...

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26 March 2018


In March 2018, 20 MSc Gerontology students are being welcomed to th...

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The Commonwealth Shared Scholarship is invaluable to me. The scholarship has enabled me to learn a lot about the British and other foreign cultures. I have been able to network; which is invaluable! Most importantly, it has given me the opportunity to study my dream course, Gerontology at Southampton. The University of Southampton is one of the top 5 institutions for ageing studies in the UK.

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I find studying long distance really exciting, I can stay home, I can be in my bedroom or I can be at the beach when I do my reading. I can look up in the middle of the night and study then, it is up to me.
Diana NabbumbaMSc Gerontology (Distance Learning)


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