The Senior University (University of A Coruña, Spain) is a degree for over 50s that are unemployed and demand an updated education according to their cultural interests.
The Senior University degree consists of four courses, lasting 8 months each course (from October to June), with a total of 36 credits (360 teaching hours), 9 credits per year. The students have 3 or 4 lessons per week.
After the four years, the students will qualify for: Título de Graduado Senior pola Universidade da Coruña [Senior University Degree]. This title doesn´t give a professional qualification.
Each student has to study two compulsory subjects per year plus one that they can choose. The subjects belong to the following areas: Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Technology and Health Sciences. Examples of the subjects are: Sociology, Computing, Psychology, Health Education, Legal issues in every-day life, English,…
There are also workshops that the students can join if they want to, including the European Workshops.