INTRODUCTION TO GERONTOLOGY B

PHE3IGB

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students of a wide range of disciplines are provided with an understanding of the experience of ageing from a range of perspectives including biological and psychosocial. Topics include cultural and demographic aspects of ageing, psychosocial aspects of ageing and adaptation, structural and functional age-related changes, health and wellbeing in older age and clinical and preventative aspects of ageing. The subject applies a multidisciplinary approach to the understanding of conceptual and professional issues in ageing.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMargot Schofield

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PHE31IGA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Offered subject to sufficient enrolments

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