Undergraduate Certificate in Retirement Preparation (30A)

Overview  2021

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

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Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 1 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Distance Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the International Online Course Guide (PDF 809KB) for courses that are offered to international students

Retirement has the potential to be a relaxing and fulfilling stage of life. As with any major change, it also presents a set of challenges that may cause anxiety. It is vital that retiree's personal wellbeing, financial risks, social participation, health and wellbeing is well understood to support this change.

This certificate includes knowledge on the financial, social and health aspects for retirees. Suitable for both retirees and those working with retirees, you'll gain the practical skills relevant to planning for retirement and the foundation for further study. The course also focuses on a range of contemporary approaches which individuals can apply after retirement.

Furthermore this certificate will provide you with a degree of practical skills that can be transferred to a workplace environment. This includes essential communication and critical thinking skills broadly relevant to all industries and workplaces. These contemporary approaches can also be applied by individuals after their retirement who are rethinking challenges and reorganising their lives.

The Undergraduate Certificate in Retirement Preparation is a 50 credit point course, specifically focused on wellbeing for retirees.

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CLO1Implement and communicate strategies that enhance social, financial and health outcomes for retirees
CLO2Describe and evaluate the risks facing individuals after retirement
CLO3Design an evidence-based approach to life-long wellbeing in retirement with focus on active ageing, social wellbeing, and financial planning

Course structure

Complete both of the following core units:

 

The unit Financial Planning will help you gain an understanding of how financial advisers and support staff are part of a large industry that provides necessary services to the community and contributes to Australia’s economic performance. Working through this unit…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit will provide an introduction to existing evidence-based research on the benefits of engagement with the arts in ageing, and strategies to mitigate risk factors for dementia employing creativity. The unit offers opportunities for students to undertake creative tasks…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose any two (2) of the following elective units:

 

Pulling together the disciplines of sociology, law and complementary medicine this unit is designed for students who want to develop their knowledge in order to understand, debate and critically analyse the use and place of complementary medicines in the modern…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Practical interventions employing arts-based activities, including music, theatre, dance and visual arts, are increasingly being employed nationally and internationally to improve mood and well-being, physical activity and cognitive processing for people with dementia. Arts-based programs have also been shown to…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

In this online unit you will learn about a range of contemporary approaches to managing stress and enhancing wellbeing which can be applied by individuals. As a foundation, you will learn about stress, coping, well-being and happiness, considering different models…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Need help choosing your first year units? Try the Unit Selection Guide.

Entry requirements

The Undergraduate Certificate award has been created and specified in the Australian Qualifications Framework as part of the Federal Government’s response to COVID-19. These courses are currently only available to students in 2020-2021. Students who enrol in but are not able to complete their Undergraduate Certificate in 2021 will be supported to transfer into alternative courses of study in the College of Business and Economics and College of Health and Medicine.

Applicants who have recently completed secondary education (in the past two years)

This course does not use ATAR as part of the admission process.

To be an eligible for an offer, applicants must have completed the Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE) or an equivalent qualification.

Applicants with previous higher education study

To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have completed at least two units of study (equivalent to 25 UTAS credit points) at Associate Degree level or higher at any Australian higher education provider

If an applicant has failed any units, the application may be subject to further review before an offer is made.

Applicants with previous VET / TAFE study

To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have completed Certificate III or above.

Applications on the basis of work or life experience

This course accepts applications based on work or life experience.

Applicants who have not completed senior secondary, tertiary or TAFE/VET study, but who have relevant work and life experience can complete a personal competency statement.

Enrolment Restrictions

Students enrolling in this course must complete by the end of 2021. This course will not be offered after this time. Students who have not completed the course by the end of 2021 will be supported to find an alternative course to transfer into.

Articulation into further study in the Diploma of Ageing studies and Services is possible on completion of the Undergraduate Certificate.

Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Detailed tuition fee information for domestic students is available at the Domestic Student Fees website, including additional information in relation to a compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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International
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