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TERVAL4 Ageing as a Social Phenomenon 4–6 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
Faculty of Social Sciences

Learning outcomes

Having passed the course the student is able to consider ageing and old age as social and cultural phenomena. The student can analyze ageing as an individual experience. The student understands the impact of health, social relationships and social and health care services on old people?s wellbeing.


Ilkka Pietilä, Teacher responsible


4-Sep-2017 – 31-Jul-2018