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The aims of the programme are to provide you with: understanding of contemporary debates in gerontology surrounding the lives of older people, their families and societies in developed and developing countries the ability to evaluate policies and initiatives concerning population ageing, welfare provision and quality of life of older people, their families and carers We welcome applications from students holding, or expecting to hold, an upper second-class honours degree or higher, or equivalent.

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