CV73 - Graduate Certificate in Dementia Studies




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
Gain an introductory understanding of the care concepts that can be immediately applied in practical situations when caring for a person with dementia and their significant others.
If you work in the health care and welfare sector or have qualifications in health and welfare and are seeking to specialize in dementia, this course will introduce to problem solving strategies surrounding issues as a result of the rising prevalence of dementia.
Dementia is the third leading cause of death in Australia, highlighting the need for skilled personnel who are capable of providing quality care to persons with dementia.
The Graduate Certificate in Dementia Studies focuses on issues surrounding dementia and provides insights into the impact of dementia both nationally and globally.
Program Structure
The Graduate Certificate in Dementia Studies requires completion of four units.
Career Opportunities
Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Dementia Studies will allow you to pursue employment opportunities in:
aged care services and centers
health care services
health promotion and health care organizations
health services
hospitals (private and public)
organizations planning to meet the needs of people with dementia
welfare sector.


Which department am I in? School of Human, Health and Social Sciences

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have a successfully completed the equivalent of an Australian undergraduate degree. Other English Language Requirements accepted: Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) score of 62 with no score less than 54; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English Overall test score of 176 (with no individual band score of less than 169).

Entry Requirement For International Student

Students must have successful completion of a bachelor is degree with the equivalent to an Australian pass grade average in the final two terms, from a recognised Higher Education institution. Other entry pathways such as relevant work experience and/or a combination of qualifications may also be considered.
Other English language requirements: IELTS Academic - 6.0 with no individual band score of less than 5.5; TOEFL Internet-based - Overall score of 75 with no score less than 17; Pearson Test of English Academic - Overall score of 50 with no score less than 42.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by this university
University of Auckland offers below pathways courses for this subject ACG - The University of Auckland Certificate in Foundation Studies

Online/Distance (0.5 year full-time, 1 year part-time)

A$11,220.00 (US$ 8,776) per year

5 March 2018, 16 July 2018, 12 November 2018

Ghent University University Forum Campus, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 33, Ghent, East Flanders, 9000, Belgium