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Best 10 Masters of Science in Geriatric Medicine 2019/2020

A Master of Science is a graduate degree that can be obtained by students who have first completed a bachelor’s program in a similar field. An MSc typically takes about two years of full-time study to earn.

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University of Stirling

Our Masters in Global Issues in Gerontology and Ageing can be studied entirely online and on a part-time basis, giving you the opportunity to benefit from our expertise i ... [+]

Overview

Globally, the number of older persons is growing faster than the number of people in any other age group, putting pressure on all sectors of society.

This course cuts across two key scientific areas.

We challenge you to consider how the process of ageing happens across an individual’s life course, not just in later years. We teach a multidisciplinary approach to gerontology that considers the social impact of ageing.

You'll explore a range of health, social care and policy contexts from around the world that you can apply to a local context.

Core modules have been developed for students who would like to specialise in this fast-growing sector with a focus on the oldest-old, who are the fastest growing group and the most likely to experience frailty, people living with dementia in a range of settings, and the impact of multi-morbidity on an ageing population.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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English
Part-time
36 months
Online
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University of Stirling

The course is run by a team of academic experts whose research has helped to shape dementia care policy worldwide. You’ll learn about the latest theories, innovations and ... [+]

Overview

With the number of people living with dementia across the world expected to double in the next 20 years, this innovative online course has been developed to provide you with an in-depth, research-based knowledge of dementia and approaches to dementia care. It’s designed for professionals already working in the field and can be studied from anywhere in the world.

The course is run by a team of academic experts whose research has helped to shape dementia care policy worldwide. You’ll learn about the latest theories, innovations and best practice in dementia care – as well as gaining an overview of policy drivers and initiatives, and a grounding in academic and research skills. Our course also benefits from an advisory group of people with dementia, who support course development.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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English
Part-time
33 months
Online
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Vrije Universiteit Brussel

The Research Master in Gerontological Sciences offers a specific training trajectory to those excellent students who want to build up an academic career in the field of G ... [+]

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

The courses in the programme can be divided into two themes:

Gerontology focuses on the biological, biomedical, psychological and social aspects of gerontology Research methodology offers you skills to do research in the field of gerontology.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must hold a Bachelor's / Master’s degree in a study field related to the programme content.

Additionally, in order to be admitted, you need to be proficient in English.

HOW TO APPLY

In order to apply, you have to fill in the online application form.

Apply now for the Research Master in Gerontological Sciences

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Belgium Brussels
September 2019
English
Full-time
2 - 3 years
Campus
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Kansas State University Global Campus

The gerontology master's degree program is designed to prepare students who plan to work directly with older people or who will be involved in education or research relat ... [+]

Overview

The gerontology master's degree program is designed to prepare students who plan to work directly with older people or who will be involved in education or research related to aging issues.

This program provides students with the core competencies identified by the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education and draws on the expertise of graduate faculty and graduate courses from several universities.

Careers

Graduates of the gerontology master's program are often involved in:

health promotion programs directing intergenerational activities managing senior centers or retirement communities counseling older people and their families helping people plan for their retirement Accreditation ... [-]
USA USA Online
Open Enrollment
English
Full-time
Part-time
Online
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Leiden University

The international Master's programme Vitality and Ageing looks in-depth at the ever growing ageing population. A challenge in many countries and a diverse, upcoming field ... [+]

Would you like to play a role in the health management of an ageing population? Increasing your knowledge of the biological, individual and population health aspects of vitality and ageing will form the ideal preparation to play a key role in improving the future of our ageing society!

What does this master’s programme entail?

There's more to growing old gracefully than staying as healthy as you can for as long as you can. For example, maintaining independence and continued participation in social activities are equally as important. As a student you will be working in a fast-paced interdisciplinary environment alongside top international experts as well as, students from various bachelor's and nationalities and older adults.... [-]

Netherlands Leiden The Hague
September 2020
English
Full-time
1 year
Campus
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University of Bradford

Advanced Dementia Studies is a part-time distance learning programme. By studying online you will have the flexibility to fit your studies around your working life and le ... [+]

Overview

Advanced Dementia Studies is a part-time distance learning programme. By studying online you will have the flexibility to fit your studies around your working life and learn from and with students from around the world.

MSc Advanced Dementia Studies - 3 years PGDip Advanced Dementia Studies - 2 years PGCert Dementia Studies - 1 year

The programme has been designed to develop you as a leader in your field of dementia care and enable you to use the best evidence available to support your work. We adopt a human rights perspective to understanding the experience of people living with dementia and encourage multidisciplinary team-working and service user engagement. Our programme is underpinned by cutting-edge research.... [-]

United Kingdom Bradford
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English
Part-time
3 years
Online
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University of Wollongong

A postgraduate qualification in gerontology and rehabilitation studies provides graduates with a competitive advantage in the job market and provides mid-career clinician ... [+]

Course summary

A postgraduate qualification in gerontology and rehabilitation studies provides graduates with a competitive advantage in the job market and provides mid-career clinicians with the opportunity to update their knowledge through contemporary studies in aged care and rehabilitation.

Leadership and research skills gained in the Master of Science (Gerontology and Rehabilitation Studies) prepares you for career progression into senior clinical, management, teaching, and research roles. Graduates from this course are Clinical Nurse Consultants, aspiring Clinical Nurse Consultants, family carers, Medical Practitioners, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, volunteers and others in aged and dementia care.... [-]

Australia Wollongong
March 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
Campus
Online
Online & Campus Combined
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Georgetown University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

The Aging & Health program provides the basic competencies in aging studies offered by faculty interested in aging from mid-life to end of life, ethics and humanities ... [+]

Combat Ageism and Fight for Social Justice

As Americans continue to live longer and healthier lives, it is vital that we find innovative solutions to ensure prosperity and aging. Aging is a dynamic process that fosters new skills and understanding that we can share with our communities. Increasingly, the conversation focuses on creating effective practices and policies to support older adults, combat ageism and promote social justice.

Our interdisciplinary program looks comprehensively at aging - a demographically inevitable process - and prepares students for emerging careers by shifting the conversation surrounding aging populations.

Georgetown University's new master's in Aging & Health goes beyond geriatrics to the study of aging well in today's society. We are training the next generation of leaders in the field of aging. Through multidisciplinary training in theory, economics, policy and the human experience of aging; the Aging & Health program examines how society can construct a healthier understanding of aging and build a more age-integrated society.... [-]

USA Washington
August 2020
English
Full-time
Part-time
11 months
Campus
Online
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University of Central Missouri

The Master of Science in Social Gerontology from the University of Central Missouri will prepare you for a rewarding career in this booming field. Based on a philosophy o ... [+]

Serving The Aging

The Master of Science in Social Gerontology from the University of Central Missouri will prepare you for a rewarding career in this booming field. Based on a philosophy of excellence in care for older adults, this program is designed for working professionals like you. You’ll be ready for diverse career options, from working in aging services administration to providing personal care and services. Since the gerontology field is multidisciplinary, we welcome students who have completed an undergraduate major to pursue the M.S. in Social Gerontology at UCM.

Flexibility For You

Degree Completion

Thanks to UCM’s flexible course offerings, you can balance your graduate studies with your work and family life. By taking courses online or during the day, night and over the summer at our Warrensburg and Lee’s Summit campuses, you can complete this program in less than two years!... [-]

USA Warrensburg
September 2019
English
2 years
Campus
Online
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University of Hull Online

Critically challenge common perceptions of dementia as a diagnosis solely of loss and despair. Focus on human rights, dignity and care provision. Learn what it means to l ... [+]

Critically challenge common perceptions of dementia as a diagnosis solely of loss and despair. Focus on human rights, dignity and care provision. Learn what it means to live well with dementia. Course details Next start date: 23 September 2019 Application deadline: 16 September 2019 Duration: two years (part-time) Format: online, with optional face-to-face events Total fees for the two-year course: £10,300 Entry requirements A minimum 2.2 Honours degree or international equivalent in a related subject (such as nursing, social work, psychology, occupational therapy, or similar). Equivalent professional qualifications (such as a Diploma in Nursing) will be considered. A CV including a current professional or voluntary role which requires regular direct contact with people with dementia. Two references, one of which must be an academic reference. An IELTS 6.0 score (with minimum 5.5 in each skill) if your first language isn't English (or other English language proficiency qualifications accepted by the University of Hull). Applicants without the required formal qualifications, but with significant relevant experience, are also encouraged to apply. Why this MSc? ... [-]
United Kingdom Hull
September 2019
English
Part-time
2 years
Online
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