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University of Wollongong (UOW)

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Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and Rehabilitation Studies (Online Delivery available)

  • Graduate Certificate

A postgraduate qualification in gerontology and rehabilitation studies will provide you with a competitive advantage in the job market.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Course Code
1165
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$13,248 per year

About this course

A postgraduate qualification in gerontology and rehabilitation studies will provide you with a competitive advantage in the job market. The qualification also provides mid-career clinicians an opportunity to update their knowledge through contemporary studies in gerontology and rehabilitation.

The Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and Rehabilitation Studies prepares you 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.

Your degree

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.

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.

What you study

You will complete studies in:

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

Entry requirements

A recognised professional qualification in a health discipline.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Wollongong