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Gerontology

Charles Sturt University

18 months
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23040 AUD/year
20560 AUD/year
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About

Become a leader in one of the world's growing industries. The Gerontology program from Charles Sturt University gives you the advanced skills and knowledge to strengthen the community's capacity to deliver exceptional healthcare and wellbeing outcomes for older people.

Overview

Course highlights

  • Flexible online study

The Gerontology program from Charles Sturt University offers great flexibility combined with a comprehensive learning experience. You can study online while continuing to work, allowing you to apply your knowledge within your current role.

  • Choice of research or coursework

With Charles Sturt University you'll have the option to complete your masters' degree by research or coursework. In the research strand, you'll develop specific skills in research and evaluation by completing core subjects and a research dissertation facilitating your knowledge contribution to practice. If you choose the coursework strand, you'll take a selection of core and elective subjects to augment your professional skills in human services.

  • Enhance your skill set

The interdisciplinary nature of the degree means that it is a great postgraduate study option for people from a range of health professions and disciplines engaged in the aged care sector, including nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and social work. We offer a wide selection of topics relevant to practice so you can study areas of interest to help you achieve your career goals.

  • Our academic expertise

Our academics are dedicated professional educators who are highly experienced in their fields, and who provide personal engagement and support to guide you through your studies.

Career opportunities

The Master of Gerontology positions you at the heart of a growing industry. The federal government forecasts that the number of Australians aged 75 years or over will rise by approximately four million by 2060. This master's program prepares you to work in a management position in a hospital or aged care service, health promotion position in an aged care service or quality assessment role in a government or non-government organisation. You could also become a gerontological specialist in your profession and receive specialist recognition from your health discipline professional body.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Choices and Options in Later Life
  • Ageing Bodies, Ageing Minds
  • Ageing and Professional Practice
  • Issues in Dementia Care and Communication
  • Vulnerability and the Ethics of Intervention
  • Contemporary Issues in Gerontology
  • End of Life and Palliative Care Issues in Ageing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • For admission at postgraduate level, you will be required to hold a recognised bachelor’s degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree or qualifications deemed to be equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23040 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23040 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    20560 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20560 AUD per year during 18 months.

Funding

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