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Distance Education Council Letter Issued by
Distance Education Council to The Global Open University
The Nagaland Government Gazette Extraordinary The Nagaland
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M.Sc. in Geriatric Care

Objective : The two years Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Geriatric Care conducted by The Global Open University, Nagaland has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of senior citizens care, gerontology, geriatric psychology, geriatric nursing, geriatric counselling, geriatric security, geriatric medicine, geriatric housing and geriatric entertainment.

Eligibility : Graduates of any discipline Duration : Two years

Award : Master of Science with specialisation in Geriatric Care shall be awarded to all the successful candidates by The Global Open University, Nagaland.

Subjects : First Year
Introduction to Geriatric Care
Practice of Gerontology
Geriatric Psychology
Geriatric Education and Counselling
Geriatric Sociology

Subjects : second Year
Geriatric Pharmacology
Fatal Diseases Care & Rehabilitation
Chronic Ailments and Aging
Geriatric Security and Nursing
H.R. & Social Security for the Aged

Careers in Geriatric Care

Geriatric Care is the planning and coordinating the care of the elderly to improve their quality of life and to maintain their independence for as long as possible. Health as well as psychological care are integrated with the best possible combination of services such as housing, home care services, socialisation programmes, legal and financial planning. A care plan for the elderly people is designed for accomplishing the goal by combining a working knowledge of health and psychology, human development, family dynamics and fund raising. Government of India is promoting the teaching of geriatric care besides researches in the allied fields.

Total Fee : Rs. 28,150

Accordingly, the Application Form duly filled-in along with four stamp size photographs, copies of certificates and mark sheets and a Bank Draft for the full fee i.e. Rs. 28,150 in the name of “The Global Open University, Nagaland” payable at Dimapur must reach the Admissions Officer,  The Global Open University, Sodzulhou Village, P.O. - ARTC, NH-39, Dimapur - 797115 Nagaland by registered / speed post only.

Examination Fee : A fee of Rs. 250 per paper is to be paid before appearing in the Annual Examinations to be held at different Examination Centers within the State of Nagaland (Dimapur, Kohima, Wokha).

Master's Thesis : All students are required to submit a Master's Thesis at the end of second year.

Assignments : All admitted participants must submit subjectwise assignments based on the Mini Project Reports to be prepared by them on a topic related to each of the subjects.