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The University of Southampton
Ageing & GerontologyPart of Economic, Social & Political Science


Our postgraduate degree programmes study the key questions facing a rapidly ageing world. How do we harness potential in later life? How can poor countries provide for older people without sacrificing economic growth? We will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a wide range of careers or exciting research opportunities.

Masters degrees

Master's degrees

Find out more about our taught courses in Gerontology, and Global Ageing and Policy

Research degrees

Research degrees

Discover our areas of PhD study, which vary from ageing in developing countries to pensions

Fees and funding

Fees and funding

Learn more about fees, funding and bursaries for our postgraduate courses in Ageing

Our research

Our Research Centre

The Centre for Research on Ageing examines the key issues in ageing with a multidisciplinary approach

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The MSc Gerontology part-time taught course offered that flexibility, and a breadth of study, to stimulate and challenge my 'medical model' background.
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