PhD Course in Ageing and Later Life, 15 credits

This postgraduate course provides an overview of the research subject Ageing and Later Life. The course embraces interdisciplinary perspectives in research on ageing with a clear emphasis on perspectives on social and behavioral sciences. It consists of three modules that explore different research fields.

N.B. This entire course kit will end in January 2020. 

The course modules' content is put into a research and policy context and are linked to social and demographic trends.
 
Examination dates are the final meetings for each course module and the paper submission date is January 7, 2020.
 
The course series can be followed in its entirety, or each course module 1-3 can be read separately. All modules are given in English.

Requirements for admission to the course/modules

To join the course you must be admitted to post‐graduate studies or be qualified to study at doctoral level. The courses are free, but participants pay their own travel and accommodation.

Please address queries about details of each module to the respective responsible teacher.

 

Module 1: Ageing and the life course (5 credits)

March 21, 2019 - June 4, 2019

Responsible teacher: Andreas Motel-Klingebiel

Course dates:

  • March 21 (13-16)
  • March 28 (13-16)
  • April 4 (13-16)
  • May 7 (9-12)
  • June 4 (9-12)

Module 2: Ageing and social structure (5 credits)

September 10, 2019 – November 5, 2019 

Responsible teacher: Andreas Motel-Klingebiel

Course dates:

  • September 10 (9-12)
  • September 24 (9-12)
  • October 1 (9-12)
  • October 15 (9-12)
  • November 5 (9-12)

Module 3: Ageing between health and illness (5 credits)

November 12, 2019 - December 17, 2019

Responsible teacher: Lars-Christer Hydén

Course dates:

  • November 12 (9-12)
  • November 19 (9-12)
  • November 26 (9-12)
  • December 3 (9-12)
  • December 17 (9-12)

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