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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2016–2017
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DPHSF501 Doctoral course in ageing research 1–3 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Postgraduate studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Terveystieteiden tohtoriohjelma
School of Health Sciences

Learning outcomes

After the course students have better knowledge about the ageing as a phenomenon and current gerontological research and it's methods.

General description

The course will provide basic understanding of gerontology, ageing and ageing research. In particular, the course addresses timely topic in gerontology and introduces different research methods, settings and projects.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Kristina Tiainen, Teacher responsible
Kirsi Lumme-Sandt, Teacher


8-Feb-2017 – 22-Mar-2017
Wed 8-Feb-2017 - 22-Mar-2017 weekly at 9-11, B341, EI 1.3.2017!!
Independent work



Further information

8.2.2017 Prof. Marja Jylhä: Research on ageing: Approaches and methodology

15.2.2017 PhD student Jari Pirhonen: Autonomy of assisted living residents

22.2.2017 Doc. Kirsi Lumme-Sandt, prof. Clas-Håkan Nygård: Ageing and work

8.3.2017 Doc. Sari Stenholm: Health and functioning among old people

15.3.2016 Prof. Heli Valokivi, Univ. of Lapland: Care policy of old age                                               

22.3.2017  PhD Leena Forma: Health, economy and old people


Modes of study:

1 ECTS Lectures and learning diary

2 ECTS Lectures, learning diary and individual essey on one lecture topic

3 ECTS Lectures, learning diary and 2 individual esseys on lecture topics