Aimed at: allied health and social care professionals including nurses, social workers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dieticians and others from the health sciences, as well as students from other disciplines including social and natural sciences, management, policy and politics, law and humanities.
- Be part of one of the leading centres for the study of ageing and later life worldwide.
- Optional Public Policy Internship module.
- Close links and regular speakers from health, social and policy arenas give students insights and up-to-the- minute knowledge of the subject area.
Dr Karen Lowton
King's College London
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, or two years PT, September to September.
Students have gone on to pursue a range of careers including consultant positions in geriatric medicine and psychiatry, work as specialist health care practitioners focusing on older people, positions in Government and the public sector, policy positions in public and voluntary organisations, analytical posts, and research and academic posts in universities around the world. Many of our past graduates now work in strategic positions influencing the lives of older people in medicine, social care and policy or within local government, voluntary organisations, or non-governmental organisations.
Year of entry 2013