Distance Study Programme

Executive Master of Science in Longevity 

(EMSc Longevity)

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Academic Degree

Executive Master of Science in Longevity;
EMSc Longevity (GCLS)

Period of Study

2 semesters (12 Months)




Distance learning, part-time

ECTS Credits


Tuition Fee

25.000 CHF

The Executive Master of Science in Longevity (EMSc Longevity) at Geneva College of Longevity Science (GCLS) is an executive-level distance learning programme designed according to the guidelines of the Bologna process. It covers a wide range of topics related to the science and practice of longevity, empowering professionals in the space by providing them with opportunities to deepen their knowledge through academic education, thereby enhancing their credibility and authenticity within the field. The EMSc Longevity study programme adopts a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach, covering state-of-art scientific findings associated with ageing, health, and longevity. 

The Executive Master of Science in Longevity at GCLS has been designed for:
Practitioners seeking to deepen their comprehension of longevity interventions and
Financial and policy decision-makers aiming to acquire the expertise necessary for informed future decisions.

Distance Learning:
In this distance learning programme, care was taken to ensure that students can study with the utmost flexibility. Students attend the programme via GCLS’ modern online study platform, which offers them the possibility to continue their education in the most flexible and effective manner. The EMSc programme is designed to equip students from anywhere in the world with the knowledge and insights necessary to independently identify scientific and practical problems in the field of longevity, to develop solution concepts using scientific methods and theories, to enhance their contributions to various professional domains linked to longevity science, including research, investment, patient care, advisory roles, and other longevity-related pursuits. The program serves as a catalyst for elevating professional excellence and prepares graduates for leadership roles in the landscape of longevity-related work.

On-campus Events:
Each semester, students will have the invaluable opportunity to engage in live classes, immersive research projects, and dynamic networking sessions during a visit to our campus in Geneva or one of our esteemed associated campuses, including locations like Dubai. This enriching experience is meticulously designed to not only foster a vibrant sense of community spirit but also to provide a platform for professional growth and global connectivity. This opportunity is contingent upon availability, and students are responsible for covering travel and accommodation expenses.

Admission Criteria

  • Proof of a qualifying first degree such as a bachelor's degree, diploma or high school diploma
  • A minimum of three years of work experience linked to longevity science or a comparable background.
  • Adequate English language skills

Application Process

  1. Applicants must complete the online application form using the link "APPLY NOW"
  2. Applicants are expected to submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae or resume and transcripts or certificates of a qualifying first degree.
  3. Applicants further have to provide a personal statement, that highlights their work experience in the context of longevity science or discusses their professional goals and why they believe the EMSc Longevity programme will help them achieve these goals.

Programme Handbook

The programme handbook for the Executive Master of Science in Longevity (EMSc Longevity) programme at GCLS includes essential information such as program curriculum, course descriptions, academic policies, and requirements for graduation.


The Executive Master of Science in Longevity distance learning program is divided into into compulsory courses, which build on each other in terms of content. For all courses, multimedia teaching and learning materials will be provided to students. These include interactive scripts, audio-books, learning videos, podcasts, recorded lectures, and case studies. Additionally, the platform offers the chance to attend voluntary lectures with longevity experts.

The programme comprises a total of 10 compulsory courses offered via GCLS’s online learning plattform. The last course "Master Thesis" consists of a paper that represents the written master thesis. All courses of the Executive Master of Science in Longevity, along with the Master's thesis, contribute to a total of 60 ECTS credits.

(EMSCMAN-01)      Introduction to Longevity Science;   5 ECTS Credits
(EMSCMAN-02)      Biomedical Foundations of Aging;    5 ECTS Credits
(EMSCMAN-03)      Public Health and Epidemiology of Aging;  5 ECTS Credits
(EMSCMAN-04)      Social and Psychological Dimensions of Aging;   5 ECTS Credits
(EMSCMAN-05 )     Nutrition and Longevity;      5 ECTS Credits
(EMSCMAN-06)      Exercise Physiology and Aging;     5 ECTS Credits
(EMSCMAN-07)      Medical longevity intervention;    5 ECTS Credits
(EMSCMAN-08)      Longevity supplements and compounds;   5 ECTS Credits
(EMSCMAN-09)     Technological Innovations in Longevity;    5 ECTS Credits
(EMSCMAN-10)      Ethics and Policy in Longevity Science;    5 ECTS Credits
(EMSCTHE-1)          Master Thesis;    10 ECTS Credits

GCLS Distance Learning

Distance learning at GCLS provides students with significant flexibility to align academic, personal and professional commitments. Thanks to full location independence, individuals keen on expanding their knowledge of longevity sciences can access their GCLS study courses globally without relocating. This flexibility especially suits working professionals and those with busy schedules, and the self-paced nature of many programs accommodates various learning styles. The EMSc Longevity study programme utilizes GCLS' state-of-the-art online learning platform, which offers students access to interactive courses, virtual classes with renowned longevity experts as lecturers and course material that combines scripts, audio-books, learning videos, podcasts, recorded lectures, and case studies.

Study and Examination Regulations

Students do all their examinations online - whenever and wherever they prefer. This way, they take exams when they are best prepared and in a familiar learning environment to ensure the best outcome. Course assessment can consist of various online components that can include any combination of examinations multiple-choice exams, projects, coursework, class participation, tutor-marked assignments and papers.

Master Thesis

The master's thesis is a scholarly work that students are required to write at the end of their study program. It focuses on answering a research question using scientific methods. The length of the master's thesis is between 10,000 and 15,000 words (approximately 40 pages of flowing text). Students can choose their topic in coordination with program management and can write a practice-oriented master's thesis for a specific company. A virtual final examination serves as the last assessment of the EMSc Longevity study programme. During the final examination, students demonstrate their acquired academic skills and competencies and must do a presentation of the master's thesis, a defense of their master's thesis, and answer questions on the content of the completed study programme.

Tuition Fee

The tuition for the Executive Master of Science in Longevity (EMSc Longevity) distance learning programme amounts to a total of 25,000 CHF.
This fee includes all materials needed for the distance learning program (scripts, digital learning materials, interactive exercises, learning videos, etc.), access to the online learning platform, all examinations (no separate examination fees), technical and academic support, supervision of the master's thesis, use of online ressources and, issuance of the Executive Master of Science in Longevity (EMSc Longevity) degree certificate and diploma supplement.

Career Prospects

The Executive Master of Science in Longevity (EMSc Longevity) study program offers diverse career prospects and professional fields for graduates:

  • With expertise in Longevity Science, individuals can explore various career paths in healthcare, research institutions, pharmaceutical companies, and public health organizations, healthcare administration or policy development, addressing the evolving challenges of an aging population.

  • Increased lifespans drive innovation and technological advancements and foster the birth of new companies. Graduates will use their understanding of longevity's transformative impact across diverse industries such as consultancy, venture capital, finance and technology.

  • As longevity experts, graduates can provide guidance and support in personalized longevity-focused interventions.

  • The program equips students with the knowledge and skills to contribute to advancements in longevity science and positively impact societal well-being. Career opportunities extend to academia, where graduates may pursue teaching and research roles, shaping the future of longevity studies.

Overall, the program prepares individuals for dynamic and rewarding careers in fields directly related to the study and application of longevity science.

EMSc Longevity Curriculum

Course Overview

Introduction to
Longevity Science

Biomedical Foundations
of Aging 

Public Health and
Epidemiology of Aging

Social and Psychological
Dimensions of Aging 

Nutrition and

Exercise Physiology
and Aging 

Medical Longevity

Longevity Supplements
and Compounds

Technological Innovations
in Longevity 

Ethics and Policy in
Longevity Science 


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Dive into a transformative educational journey with our Executive Master of Science in Longevity programme at GCLS. This is your opportunity to explore the cutting-edge frontier of longevity science. Elevate your expertise, seize the chance to register, and position yourself for success in a rapidly advancing field. Apply now and redefine your future!