Ageing Societies

Trinity College Dublin

Course Description

The purpose of the Ageing Societies module is to explore the field of social policy and ageing/social gerontology with students. The module will provide students with an opportunity to discuss a range of substantive topics that are relevant to both individual and population ageing. In order to help students acquire a critical understanding of both the opportunities and challenges that demographic ageing presents, the module will introduce students to issues relating to the social construction of ageing, long-term care systems, inter-generational relationships, interest representation and forms of ?active ageing?.

  • Course Name

    Ageing Societies

  • Sessions Available

  • Host University

    Trinity College Dublin

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units

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