18 months
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4000 EUR/year
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About

This master course in Applied Gerontology at Universidade de Aveiro aims to extend knowledge for an interdisciplinary and integrated understanding of the human aging process in its different dimensions.

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Overview

The students in the Master in Applied Gerontology at Universidade de Aveiro  may have different backgrounds: some will have a degree in gerontology, aiming to deep their studies in the same area; while others have degrees in diverse areas (such as: nursing, psychology, social work, education) and want to procced in the field of gerontology. 

Employment is usually in: 

  • services supporting old persons (such as, day care)
  • services that aim to promote active ageing
  • and community services that support the population in general.

This programme aims to:

  • Apply knowledge to solve challenges or constraints associated to the current trends of demographic ageing;
  • Develop and apply knowledge in professional practice and research in Gerontology;
  • Update and extend professional skills acquired in pre-graduation within the context of Gerontology;
  • Develop knowledge and skills to facilitate interdisciplinary team work and institutional partnerships;
  • Develop knowledge and skills to implement interventions aiming to promote active ageing from a life course perspective and, particularly, in advanced age;
  • Develop communication and applied skills of research findings;
  • Extend and develop skills for autonomous learning.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Demography, Public Policies and Epidemiology of Ageing 
  • Ageing and Society
  • Ageing, Family and Informal Care 
  • Management of Gerontological Services 
  • Promotion and Intervention in Active Ageing 
  • Dementia and Person Centred Care
  • Education and Empowerment of Older Persons

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, Portuguese

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Licenciatura level degree, or legal equivalent in Gerontology, Behaviour and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Education Sciences, Sports Sciences and related areas
  • Foreign higher education degree in Gerontology, Behaviour and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Education Sciences, Sports Sciences and related areas awarded on completion of a 1st cycle study programme organised in accordance with the principles of the Bologna Process by a State adhering to this process. 
  • Foreign higher education degree in Gerontology, Behaviour and Social Sciences, Health Sciences, Education Sciences, Sports Sciences and related areas recognised as satisfying the objectives of the licenciatura degree by the scientifically and statutorily competent body.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4000 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • National

    1000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 EUR per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Aveiro

500 - 900 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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