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Gerontology

University of Iceland

24 months
Duration
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About

The Gerontology program at the University of Iceland is a multidisciplinary and jointly implemented degree programme in higher education in the Nordic countries in the field of gerontology.

Overview

Key facts:

  • The Gerontology programme at the University of Iceland qualifies graduates for employment e.g. in the fields of administration, policy development, education and research. It is also designed to educate new professionals needed in an ageing society at regional, national, Nordic, and international levels.
  • The programme covers topics related to ageing of individuals and populations, consequences of ageing, as well as factors that underline the processes of ageing. It discusses essential issues of well-being in old age and ways to promote successful and healthy ageing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Interdisciplinary Gerontology 
  • Factors of Influence in Ageing: Environment, Social Relationships and Health
  • Qualitative Research
  • Gerontology: Policymaking and Services
  • Research Work Shop

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA or BS degree in Social Sciences or Health Sciences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

The University of Iceland does not charge tuition fees, but the annual registration fee is ISK 75,000. (aprox. 540 euros or 576 USD)

Living costs for Reykjavik

178929 - 290400 ISK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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