Graduate Certificate in Ageing

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      What you will learn

      Develop solutions to complex ageing issues
      You’ll be able to apply comprehensive knowledge of the ageing experience from conceptual and practical dimensions of the course to develop solutions to complex ageing issues.

      Appraise ageing-related systems
      You’ll learn to describe and appraise systems, structures and policies in Australia and other countries that address ageing.

      Assess strategies aimed at promoting healthy living
      You’ll be able to critically assess strategies aimed at promoting healthy and productive ageing across the lifespan (ie legislation, policy and community development).

      Course structure

      To gain the Graduate Certificate in Ageing you must complete 50 points comprising of:

      • Four elective subjects.

      Alternative exit pathways are available through the Specialist Certificate in Ageing.


      On average, it is estimated that students will be required to allocate 15-19 hours per week for ‘study’ time for each subject. However, the time commitment required can vary based on individual task management and planning skills, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed.

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