Life-course perspectives on ageing and health (7.5 ECTS)
The course "Life-course perspectives on ageing and health" (PH017F1) is aimed at PhD students, with the purpose of providing the doctoral student with an overview of the development and distribution of health in the older population.
Spring 2023, period D (May, 2nd - June, 4th)
PH017F1 Kursplan (på svenska, juridiskt dokument)
The course provides knowledge about theories and empirical evidence that describes ageing from a public health perspective. The aim is to provide the student with an overview of the development and distribution of health in the older population. After the course, the student should have basic knowledge of the association between social conditions during the life course, and health and function in old age. Furthermore, the student should have an understanding of the demography of the ageing population, as well as of how health and care vary across different groups of older adults.
Jonas Wastesson, Aging Research Center at Karolinska Institutet
The schedule will be announced at least one month before the course starts.
Please note that the course literature can be changed up until to two months before the start of the course.
Literature list for Spring term 2022:
PH017F1 Course literature (223 Kb)
This course is offered in collaboration with the Master’s programme in public health sciences: Societal and individual perspectives. The teaching occasions are to be attended jointly with the master students.
All registered students will get access to the course page in Athena.
If you are interested in taking the course, please send an email to study administrator email@example.com
If you have any questions about the course, please contact
Director of studies firstname.lastname@example.org
Study administrator email@example.com
Last updated: October 19, 2022
Source: Department of Public Health Sciences