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TERKAN11 Ageing of the Population 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period II Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Health Sciences
Public Health
School of Health Sciences

Learning outcomes

Having complete the course the student
- knows the basic global trends of population aging
- is familiar with the connections between aging and health on the population level, measured as mortality, healthy life expectancy, functional status and self-rated health
- can characterize and investigate health, functioning and their determinants in very old populations
- can analyze the challenges of population aging to health and social services
- can analyze the consequences of population aging to family, work, and culture

Enrolment for University Studies

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Professor Marja Jylhä, Teacher responsible


26-Feb-2016 – 4-Apr-2016
Fri 26-Feb-2016 at 12-15, Ylähylly, T-building
Mon 7-Mar-2016 at 12-15, Ylähylly, T-building
Fri 18-Mar-2016 at 12-15, Group room Rh1, T-building
Mon 21-Mar-2016 at 12-15, Group room Rh1, T-building
Mon 4-Apr-2016 at 12-15, Ylähylly, T-building
Thu 14-Apr-2016 at 15.00-17.00, Lecture hall (small), B-building, EXAM

Further information


Group work

Independent work

Written exam