Master’s (12 to 30 months)

It accepts teaching staff and students with different educational backgrounds as long as they are involved with research and teaching related to old age, ageing and the elderly and with assistance for the elderly in different professional contexts. The foundations of the program are the disciplines that form the theoretical and methodological basis of gerontology: biology of ageing; health gerontology; psychology of ageing; and sociology of ageing. The program seeks to prepare teaching staff and researchers who are qualified not only to produce knowledge and make it accessible to the scientific community and the population, but also to provide assistance to both the vulnerable and healthy elderly using a multiprofessional, interdisciplinary approach.

Lines of Research

  • 1. The social construction of old age
  • 2. Health and quality of life in old age
  • 3. Successful old age and person