Education & Well-being of the Older Person

Mary Immaculate College


Course Name Education & Well-being of the Older Person
Course Provider Mary Immaculate College
Course Code 88010 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters MA
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You can download and complete the application form below.

•The application form must also include your university transcripts and contact details for two referees.

•In the case of non-native English speakers, a copy of IETLS i...

Application Date Closing Date for Applications: 31 May 2019.
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Duration 1 year full-time.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Applicants to the programme will be considered on the basis of possession of a Primary Degree in a relevant discipline (Level 8) at a minimum of 2.2 honours.

Where applicant does not meet normal entry requirements they can be assessed for prior le...

Course Content

Expand+Programme Overview
This one-year Master's programme addresses salient national and international issues in relation to Global Ageing. Older people are the fastest growing population group in Ireland and this poses great opportunities and threats for...

Subjects Taught The core modules to be studied in the programmes are:
•Ageing Society & Sociology of Ageing
•Physiology & Psychology of Ageing
•Education and the Older Person
•Policy, Participation & the Law
•Active Ageing, Leadership & Advocacy
•Principles & Practice of Research in Education

All modules have a mixture of assessments including class presentations, reflective journals and written assignments.

A research dissertation also has to be completed (20,000 words).
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Graduates of the MAEWOP have found work in the area of Older Persons Services in both the statutory and voluntary sector.

Some graduates have gone on to undertake further study at PhD level.
Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator
Liz Early
tel: +353 61 204339
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