Medical master Vitality and ageing

De toenemende vergrijzing stelt de maatschappij en de gezondheidszorg voor nieuwe uitdagingen. De master Vitality and Ageing leidt jonge academici op om met de meest recente kennis en met een breed palet aan academische vaardigheden bij te dragen aan deze nieuwe maatschappelijke uitdagingen.

The ‘Vitality and Ageing’ master’s degree is tailored for students who want to broaden and deepen their knowledge of elderly people. 

students at the bus

The master programme focuses on:

  • the medical aspects of the care for elderly people (geriatrics)
  • the biological aspects of the ageing process (gerontology)
  • the organisation and management of the care process. 

These different perspectives are an excellent preparation for various follow-up steps, including:

  • further medical education (geriatrics, internal medicine, general practice)
  • further education in science (leading to a PhD degree)
  • management position in geriatrics & gerontology / care for the elderly

Contact

For information on course content: www.mastersinleiden.nl and

LUMC, ms. Prof. Dr. J. Gussekloo, J.Gussekloo@lumc.nl