Master of Science in Applied Gerontology

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The Master of Science in Applied Gerontology programme provides a holistic and advanced education in the rapidly expanding field of gerontology. It is designed to provide you with in-depth knowledge, skills and experience to work with older people.

This graduate programme offers a truly interdisciplinary curriculum with an Asian focus. Taught by faculty from medicine, social sciences, communication, business, engineering, arts and humanities, and biological sciences, our courses not only equip you with the foundational competencies of gerontology, but also train you to design policies, develop leadership capacities, innovate and enhance care services for an ageing population.

Application for Admissions

The Master of Science in Applied Gerontology offers one intake in July each year.

Online application for the July 2019 intake opens from 2 January to 28 February 2019. More information on admissions can be found here

Our Admissions Committee is committed to forming a diverse cohort that comprises individuals with different academic, professional backgrounds and life experiences. We strongly believe that a student's learning experience is enriched when they leverage on perspectives, experience and network of a highly diverse group of students. Our past and current students include nurses, physiotherapists, medical doctors, policymakers, social workers, engineers and people working in the financial sector. We strongly encourage anyone who has a passion for working with older people to apply for this programme.

Information session

Join us for an information session to find out more about our programme!

The next session will be held in mid-late January 2019.

Drop us an email at gerontology@ntu.edu.sg to join our mailing list.​​