Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
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.
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.
The course articulates with The Graduate Diploma in Applied Gerontology and Master of Applied Gerontology.
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