Ageing features prominently within medical undergraduate training (MBBS), offering students opportunities to benefit from the strength and breadth of research in this field.
Undergraduate training is also available through two highly successful modules. A 2nd year option Biology of Ageing and a 3rd year option Clinical Ageing, both within the Biomedical Sciences degree programme.
A number of undergraduate courses contain ageing-related teaching, some of these are highlighted below:
- Architecture BA Honours
- Architecture and Urban Planning BA Honours
- Biology BSc Honours
- Biology (Cellular and Molecular) BSc Honours
- Chemistry BSc
- Classics BA Honours
- Dental Surgery BDS Honours
- Food and Human Nutrition BSc Honours
- Geography BSc Honours
- History BA Honours
- Law LLB Honours
- Mechanical Engineering BEng Honours
- Newcastle Ageing Generations Education (NU-AGE)
- Politics and Sociology BA Honours
- Psychology BSc Honours
- Sociology BA Honours
- Speech and Language Sciences BSc Honours
Newcastle Ageing Generations Education (NU-AGE)
NU-AGE is a recently developed cross-faculty module about ageing, in its broadest context, aimed at undergraduate students from any academic background. The module was piloted in March 2014 and was adopted as a formal module in the academic year 2014-15.
Find out more about the aims and development of the NU-AGE module.