The rapidly ageing population in Singapore and concomitant need for trained professionals in the health, social and psychological services have given rise to an imperative need for graduate programmes in gerontology.
As the needs of older persons are specialised, dedicated attention within the training to address specific characteristics such as the ageing process demands for interdisciplinary courses in gerontology.The Singapore University of Social Sciences’ Master of Gerontology, with graduate certificate, graduate diploma and PhD options, is the first in Singapore to offer a holistic training for a rewarding career in the eldercare sector, employing a blend of theoretical and practical teaching modes.
Unique Features of the Programme
- There are frequent tie-ups with industry partners which can help students establish valuable networks;
- Students are often informed of industry activities and even have a chance to be involved in them due to our amicable relationships with our partners;
- Students are able to do various applied projects to solve the community issues together with our partners;
- Students are able to attend international dialogues with scholars and practitioners who are passionate about ageing matters.
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