The Bachelor of Dementia Care is fully online and available nationally and internationally to students looking to specialise in the aged care industry and in the provision of care for people living with dementia.
The Bachelor of Dementia Care will develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in the provision of care to people living with dementia. The course will prepare you for a range of career paths in the aged care industry, as well as for entry to graduate programs in medicine and allied health. This can lead to a wide range of career paths throughout the public and private health sector.
The degree is a flexible course of study that offers the option to exit with an Associate Degree after two years of full-time study, or a Bachelor Degree after three years of full-time study.
Please contact us at Dementia.Care@utas.edu.au if you require further information.
UniStart will be available from 28 October 2013 for domestic students. This free, non-assessed unit helps you to learn how to study at university and has many useful resources.
- Location: online
- Intake: November 2013 (and February and July 2014)
- Semester 5: November 11, 2013-February 14, 2014
- This degree is available to anyone nationally and internationally. (Distance and/or part-time study is not available to international students studying under a Student Visa in Australia.)
- If you live in Tasmania and are aged 50-79 years, you may wish to also participate in the Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project.
You will learn about the concepts of normal ageing, diseases that cause dementia, behaviours associated with the disease and practical strategies to care for people with dementia including challenging situations and behaviours.
The course links the biological basis of dementia and related illnesses to symptoms and care. Through case-based learning, you will develop advanced problem-solving skills and gain an understanding of the importance of evidence-based practice.
The Bachelor of Dementia Care is available as a fully online program of learning, supporting you to find a balance within your work, study and personal lives.
With a dedicated student advisor on-hand to assist students throughout the Bachelor of Dementia Care, you will have access to the assistance you need to maximise your learning online. Via the My Learning Online (MyLO) platform, you will engage in conversations and interactive learning with fellow students.
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