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Gerontology

part time, full time

  • Master of Science

    Master
    Degree

  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Nürnberg

    Location

  • No information

Overview and admission

Study Type

graduate

Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
  • Psychology
  • Sociology, Social Science
  • Health Science
Focus

Clinical Gerontology, Diagnostics & Intervention, Age-appropriate Environments

Target group

The Master's degree course in Gerontology (M.Sc.) at FAU aims at interested persons with a university or certificate of academic degree related to gerontology who wish to acquire in-depth knowledge of issues relating to ageing research. Prospective students should attach importance to scientific interdisciplinary work and to practical qualifications oriented towards the needs of older people.

Annotation

The Master's degree course in Gerontology (M.Sc.) is offered as a full-time (4 semesters) course\; Start of studies: Winter semester) or part-time studies (6 semesters\; Start of studies: Summer and winter semester) are offered. The courses are held as block courses, so that career-integrated studies are possible.

Admission modus

Selection procedure / qualifying examination

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

-\tCompleted Bachelor's, Master's or Diplom degree (or comparable degree) at a German or foreign university or higher education institution -\tGerontological reference through first degree or profession as well as knowledge in social science research methods desirable

Lecture period
  • 25.04.2022 - 29.07.2022
  • 17.10.2022 - 10.02.2023

Languages of instruction

Main language

German

International office

Servicestelle International (RIA)

Student advisory service

Informations- und Beratungszentrum für Studiengestaltung und Career Service (IBZ)
Address
Schlossplatz 3
91054
Erlangen
Tel:
09131 / 85-23333
Fax:
09131 / 85-24803
Email:
ibz@fau.de
Web:
https://www.ibz.fau.de

Graduate contact

Institut für Psychogerontologie

Dr. Käte Volland-Schüssel & Dr. Anja Beyer

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