Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and Rehabilitation Studies

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and Rehabilitation Studies is a clinically-based program that prepares practitioners for advanced professional practice in the specialist aged care field. You will use work-based learning to enhance client care and service delivery in the multi-disciplinary environment. This course prepares students for career progression into senior clinical, management, teaching and research roles. Graduates from this course are clinical nurse consultants, aspiring clinical nurse consultants, family carers, medical practitioners, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, registered nurses, social workers, volunteers and other roles in aged and dementia care. The program differs from courses offered by other NSW and Australian universities in that it is underpinned by a rehabilitation approach to developing services for older people.

Designed for

Aged care practitioners


4 core subjects


  • Dementia Care Across Settings
  • Policy and Practice in the Care of Older People
  • Reflection on Practice
  • Rehabilitation: Concepts and Practice

Standard entry requirements

Recognised professional qualification in a health discipline

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Wollongong Domestic: $12,672
International: $14,112
No information available Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
UOW Online Domestic: $13,248
No information available No No information available

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