– About the programme

The joint NordMaG curriculum consists of:

  • Introduction to gerontology course, web-based, (5 ECTS)
  • Intensive courses in gerontology, at least one is mandatory, (à 10 ECTS)
  • Study abroad period, including e.g. intensive courses, (minimum of 30 ETCS)
  • Master´s thesis, topic in gerontology, (minimum of 30 ECTS)

The joint NordMaG courses combine multiple teaching methods, English will be the language of instruction. The intensive courses will be organized by the respective universities in turn, one per term. In addition, the programme includes local mandatory and elective courses up to 120 ECTS according to the requirements of the local Master´s degree programmes at the respective universities.

The NordMaG-programme is open for students with a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. The programme is taught partly in English. There are no tuition fees. After completion of the programme a Master Degree is awarded by the student's home university and a NordMaG certificate is granted jointly by the three NordMaG universities.

Job opportunities

The programme qualifies graduates for employement e.g. in the fields of administration, policy development, education and research. It is also designed to educate new professionals needed in an aging society at regional, national, Nordic, and international levels.