Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology

Flinders University

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.

Course Fee:

Australian: $11,094
International: $15,250

Entry Requirements:

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


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.

Subjects you can Study:

Social Gerontology; Clinical Gerontology; Psychological Dimensions of Ageing.

Study Pathways:

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

Who for:

Graduates with an interest in ageing studies and aged care

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00114A

Related Careers:

Aged Care Worker,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Online No info No Online 1 year
Online No info No Full time
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Provider CRICOS: 00114A

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