The University of Melbourne

Graduate Certificate in Gerontology

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology is an exciting, interdisciplinary course providing specialised knowledge and skills in the physical and psychosocial aspects of ageing that will set you up for the many opportunities in this fast-growing sector. There is also a nursing specialisation as part of this Graduate Certificate. It is the first program of its kind and draws from disciplines spanning public health, social work, architectural and urban design, economics and technology.


The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology requires the successful completion of four elective subjects. You will have the opportunity to select interest areas from a range of subjects focused on ageing and its implications in diverse settings and contexts. This includes healthcare, workforce, housing, economic and social policy and technological advances supporting healthy ageing and aged care.

Standard entry requirements

an undergraduate degree in any discipline, or equivalent;

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Domestic: $14,752
International: $14,448
  • Full-time : 6 months
  • Part-time : 1 year

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