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Future Perspectives


Semester I, September 5 2016 till September 16 2016

Admission requirements
Bachelor degree and admission to Master Vitality & Ageing

The master starts with an intensive introduction to learning about the ageing field. Themes that are included:

  • Introduction of the three themes of the content courses: biological mechanisms of ageing, the older individual and the organisation of the ageing society

  • Your ambitions for the future: Your personal master-year, your ambitions, your carrier

  • How is it to become older: personal experience and discussions with elderly persons

  • Personal vitality

  • Training in academic skills and communication that you will need: giving and receiving feedback, creative thinking, team roles, writing and presenting.

Course objectives
The student:

  • is able to place his/her research in the perspective of ageing and vitality

  • is able to work together in a professional way and is able to mobilize complementary skills in teams while reflecting on and continuing to develop these teams skills

Mode of instruction
Interactive lectures, tutor groups, activities, self-study assignments

Assessment method
Oral and written assignments, in groups or individual. More information will be published on blackboard.

Reading list
Will be published on blackboard