The 20th century saw a remarkable revolution in longevity. This has profound consequences for every aspect of individual, community, national and international life. Every facet of humanity is involved. This is a multidisciplinary programme and is a combination of applied and theoretical knowledge. It investigates the impact of ageing on society and the impact of society on older persons.
Career opportunites and access to further studies
The Gerontology and Geriatrics programme from University of Malta can facilitate opportunities for an exciting career with older persons in a variety of capacities and settings, both in community and institutional settings. Successful completion of the course will provide evidence of the knowledge and expertise required by professionals working in gerontological and geriatric settings.
This will be invaluable in improving the prospect of employment in the field of older care and will enhance the likelihood of career progression in established social and health care professions. Included but not limited to:
- Community/social services agencies, religious organisations;
- Health care and long-term care institutions;
- State, and local government agencies;
- retirement communities;
- academic and other educational and research settings;
- professional organisations and non-governmental organisations;
- business and industry;
- the arts and sciences.
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- Ageing: Psychological and Psychogeriatric Issues
- Fieldwork in Settings for Older Persons
- Gerontology: Multi-disciplinary and Inter-disciplinary Approaches
- Geriatric Care Management
- Sociology of Ageing and Later Life
- Ensuring Quality of Life in Old Age
- Health Promotion: A Holistic Approach
- Biological, Physiological and Medical Issues in Old Age
- Research and Evaluation
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- 18 months
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DisciplinesHuman Medicine Health Sciences Gerontology View 13 other Masters in Human Medicine in Malta
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Applicants seeking admission to the Course shall be in possession of:
- a Bachelor degree obtained with at least Second Class Honours or Category II, or a professional qualification considered by the Board to be comparable to a degree, in a discipline pertaining to one of the caring professions or
- a Bachelor degree obtained with at least Second Class Honours or Category II, or a professional qualification considered by the Board to be comparable to a degree deemed by the Board as relevant and adequate for the applicant to follow the Course with profit or
- a Bachelor degree obtained with Third Class Honours or Category III if applicants are also in possession of other qualifications.
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International7200 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10800 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 18 months.
- Annual Enrolment Fee: Eur 400
Living costs for Msida
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.