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Researching Ageing Societies (DL)

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Elisabeth Schroeder-Butterfill
Academic year
2024-25

Module overview

Students will gain an understanding of the individual, social, economic and political implications of population ageing by examining substantive and research methods issues pertinent to ageing and older people, such as end-of-life care or service provision. They will gain an appreciation of the diverse meanings and experiences of ageing over the lifecourse by examining ageing through the lenses of ethnicity, gender, socio-economic group and sexual identity, and discussing the methods, data, ethical implications and research impact opportunities of conducting empirical research on such issues.

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