Applied Gerontology

A postgraduate program

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time (N/A for the Graduate Certificate) l
Part-time
Location: Internal | External | Online

Courses 

Course name: Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year (part-time only)
SATAC code: 2GC040 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2GC540 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: External

Course name: Graduate Diploma in Applied Gerontology
Duration (full-time equivalent): 1 year
SATAC code: 2GD029 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2GD529 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: 072483B

Course name: Master of Applied Gerontology
Duration (full-time equivalent):1.5 years
SATAC code: 2CM038 (Commonwealth supported place) | 2CM538 (Full fee paying place)
CRICOS code: 072484A

 

Overview

Our postgraduate programs in Applied Gerontology provide you with the knowledge and skills involved in social and clinical gerontology. The Masters program can include coursework, a project or research. A practicum is also included.

Graduates are suitable for careers working in various roles in services for older people.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule:

Entry requirements

Applicants must hold an approved undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification in a related field.

The equivalent of one year full-time work in ageing is also required for the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma and at least two years full-time work for the Masters.

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma (or other qualifications deemed equivalent) receive credit when progressing to the Graduate Diploma or Masters.

International students: Entry and English language requirements

Applications

Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.

 

 

International students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates: Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.

 

Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Graduate Certificate in Applied Gerontology

Place type: Commonwealh supported

2015: $3,730

 

Place type: Full fee paying

2015: $9,360

2015: $13,200
Graduate Diploma in Applied Gerontology

Place type: Commonwealh supported

2015: $7,944

 

Place type: Full fee paying

2015: $18,720

2015: $26,400
Master of Applied Gerontology

Place type: Commonwealh supported

2015: $7,944

 

Place type: Full fee paying

2015: $18,720

2015: $26,400

Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. How are these fees calculated?

If the number of applicants for Commonwealth supported places exceeds the number of places available, eligible applicants will be ranked based on their Grade Point Average (GPA). Please refer to the Postgraduate EzyGuide for fee status information.

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