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Researching Ageing Societies

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

Module overview

The aims of this module are to (i) engage students in a critical debate on the transformations, challenges and potentials that ageing societies face and (ii) discuss the research methods, data and ethical implications involved in contemporary research of older people. The module will combine critical assessment of contemporary issues relevant to ageing societies with discussion of the application of different research methods, ethical issues and research impact considerations to researching older people.