Completed a Wicking Centre Dementia MOOC?
If you have successfully completed the Understanding Dementia MOOC and/or the Preventing Dementia MOOC we are pleased to advise that (domestic students ie Australian citizens or Permanent Residents), you are eligible for a full HECS Scholarship for our Diploma of Dementia Care, and a 50% HECS Scholarship should you wish to continue your studies to an Associate Degree in Dementia Care or Bachelor of Dementia Care. See our Fees Page.
This is a great opportunity to gain a formal university qualification in an award-winning, fully online and flexible course, which will assist you in becoming a specialist in this key public health issue.
Our Dementia Care Degree Program offers you the option to increase and formalise your dementia knowledge, and offers graduation points at a Diploma (after 8 units), Associate Degree (after 16 units) and Bachelor of Dementia Care (after 24 units).
If you have completed the Understanding Dementia MOOC you may wish to choose Negotiated Study in Understanding Dementia CAD110 as one of your first units. This unit is largely based on content you will have already covered in the MOOC, and provides you with the opportunity to reflect upon what you have learnt during the Understanding Dementia MOOC. A number of other units are also available for you to study. Please view our course and unit structure.
What to expect as a Bachelor of Dementia Care student versus a MOOC participant
For international students and students residing in New Zealand who have successfully completed a Dementia MOOC.
We are pleased to offer you significantly discounted fees. Please see our Fees Page.
HOW TO APPLY
Please note - All applicants initially apply for the Bachelor of Dementia Care. Once you have completed 8 units you can choose to graduate with a Diploma, or after 16 units with an Associate Degree, or after 24 units you can complete the full Bachelor Degree.
If you have further enquiries about the Dementia Care Degree Program, including how to apply for advanced standing (Recognition of Prior Learning) if you have already completed tertiary qualifications, please contact Dementia.Care@utas.edu.au or 1800 982 600.