Gerontology 24 months Postgraduate Program By Simon Fraser University |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 301-350QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

24 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Environmental SciencesMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Environmental Sciences

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

A master of arts (MA) degree with two concentrations is offered: environment and aging; health and aging. The program prepares students for professional roles with high level current knowledge, and substantial competence in research tasks necessary to undertake those roles. It also provides focused, interdisciplinary training for individuals in occupations offering services to older adults. Students will develop an appreciation of the complex ethical issues that are faced by persons working with older adults. Each concentration covers specific problems and issues. The environment and aging concentration teaches planning, design, research and evaluation of working, living and recreational environments for older persons including families and community environments. Students will have backgrounds in architecture, interior design, urban and regional planning, social/human ecology, kinesiology, recreation and leisure studies, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, human factors, human geography, sociology, anthropology or environmental or social psychology.

Program overview

Main Subject

Environmental Sciences

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

A master of arts (MA) degree with two concentrations is offered: environment and aging; health and aging. The program prepares students for professional roles with high level current knowledge, and substantial competence in research tasks necessary to undertake those roles. It also provides focused, interdisciplinary training for individuals in occupations offering services to older adults. Students will develop an appreciation of the complex ethical issues that are faced by persons working with older adults. Each concentration covers specific problems and issues. The environment and aging concentration teaches planning, design, research and evaluation of working, living and recreational environments for older persons including families and community environments. Students will have backgrounds in architecture, interior design, urban and regional planning, social/human ecology, kinesiology, recreation and leisure studies, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, human factors, human geography, sociology, anthropology or environmental or social psychology.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

93+
7+
3+
Jan-2000

Tuition fee and scholarships

One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

In this guide you will find:
opportunities

Where to look for scholarship opportunities

how_to

How to apply to scholarships relevant to you

list

A list of available scholarships around the world

checklist

A scholarship application checklist

banner
download_icon Download Scholarship Guide

More programs from the university

Simon Fraser University (SFU) was founded in 1965 with a distinct west coast spirit. It has been rated Canada's top comprehensive university by Maclean's magazine twelve out of the last thirteen years. With three campuses, over 30,000 undergraduate students, 5,700 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, over 160,000 alumni and over 1,000 tenure-track faculty, SFU has developed a strategic vision as an “engaged university defined by its dynamic integration of innovative education, cutting-edge research, and far-reaching community engagement.” The university has a substantial international student population and worldwide research and program linkages. Its new tagline is: “Canada’s engaged university.”

Archaeology

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Dance

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Dance with Honors

::type_cta_button:: View Details

English

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Film

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Film with Honors

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Film with Honors

::type_cta_button:: View Details

French

::type_cta_button:: View Details

History

::type_cta_button:: View Details

History

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Human Geography

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Linguistics

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Music

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Music with Honors

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Philosophy

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Theatre

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Visual Art

::type_cta_button:: View Details

Simon Fraser University (SFU) was founded in 1965 with a distinct west coast spirit. It has been rated Canada's top comprehensive university by Maclean's magazine twelve out of the last thirteen years. With three campuses, over 30,000 undergraduate students, 5,700 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, over 160,000 alumni and over 1,000 tenure-track faculty, SFU has developed a strategic vision as an “engaged university defined by its dynamic integration of innovative education, cutting-edge research, and far-reaching community engagement.” The university has a substantial international student population and worldwide research and program linkages. Its new tagline is: “Canada’s engaged university.”

Postgrad programs