Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology aims to introduce the principles and skills involved in social and clinical gerontology. It further aims to meet the professional development needs of applicants with an interest in ageing studies and aged care, within a global context.

Designed for

Graduates with an interest in ageing studies and aged care


The Graduate Certificate is an 18 unit program. Students complete four core (compulsory) topics aimed at providing students with an understanding of ageing in a global context, including cultural and Indigenous perspectives and a capacity to undertake, reflect upon and evaluate core professional tasks such as basic gerontological clinical and needs assessment and ethical decision-making.


  • Social Gerontology
  • Clinical Gerontology
  • Psychological Dimensions of Ageing.

Standard entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved bachelor degree in a health-related discipline or equivalent qualification.

Study pathways

The course articulates with The Graduate Diploma in Applied Gerontology and Master of Applied Gerontology.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Online Domestic: $11,094
International: $11,094
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