Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Aging and Health - Master of Science

Master of Science (MSc)

The MSc is completed over 12 continuous months. Its requirements include 3 core courses (AGHE 800, AGHE 802, and AGHE 811), plus 4 electives, and the completion of a project course (AGHE 898).

Transfer options between GDip and MSc programs

Students who enter the GDip program may request to transfer to the MSc program. Such requests will be granted if the student is admissible to the MSc program and if the student has made the request early enough to be able to complete the project course (AGHE 898) in the same year. The last date for this transfer will be announced in late August of each year.

Students who enter the MSc program may request to transfer to the GDip program. Whether they complete in 8 months or 12 months will depend on their course selection and completion.

Whether a student wishes to transfer to the MSc from the GDip, or the GDip to the MSc, they must make an application to the respective program and pay the application fee, before a determination of admissibility by the program can be made.

Core Courses
AGHE 800Evaluating Aging-Related Programs and Services3.00
AGHE 802Ethics and Bioethics of Aging3.00
AGHE 811Issues in Aging and Health3.00
Electives Course List
Select 4 electives12.00
AGHE 803Demography and Geography of Aging3.00
AGHE 810Epidemiology of Aging3.00
AGHE 812Religion, Spiritual Health and Aging3.00
AGHE 814Mobility and functioning amongst older adults3.00
AGHE 815Chronic conditions and self-management3.00
AGHE 816Pharmacology and Aging3.00
AGHE 818Rethinking Aging and Dying3.00
AGHE 819Planning for Age Friendly Communities3.00
AGHE 820Developing educational resources for older adults3.00
AGHE 821Aging and Mental Health3.00
AGHE 830Legal Considerations in Aging and Health3.00
AGHE 804Health and social systems for older adults3.00
Project Course
AGHE 898Master's Project3.00
Not offered 2021-22: AGHE-803; AGHE-812

Transfer options between GDip and MSc programs

Students who enter the GDip program may request to transfer to the MSc program. Such requests will be granted if the student is admissible to the MSc program and if the student has made the request early enough to be able to complete the project course (AGHE 898 Master's Project) in the same year. The last date for this transfer will be announced in late August of each year.

Students who enter the MSc program may request to transfer to the GDip program. Whether they complete in 8 months or 12 months will depend on their course selection and completion.

Whether a student wishes to transfer to the MSc from the GDip, or the GDip to the MSc, they must make an application to the respective program and pay the application fee, before a determination of admissibility by the program can be made.