Would you like to learn about the complexities of an ageing population, the aged care system and the needs and wants of older adults? Then apply to study the Diploma of Ageing Studies and Services. This course is suitable for people wanting to or who are working with older adults in aged care, health care or related sectors, such as community-based roles and services.
The Diploma of Ageing Studies and Services addresses the need for holistic knowledge of the ageing process.
This includes knowledge on the social and biological aspects of ageing; chronicity and multimorbidity; age-related discrimination and prejudice; public health understandings; and administrative processes related to policy and aged care.
Globally we face an ageing population and it is vital that our social services and infrastructures are re-imagined and redesigned to support this change.
This course is a fully online, eight-unit program and is suitable for those wanting to or who are working with older adults in aged care, health care or related sectors, such as community-based roles and services. It is the only undergraduate diploma in Australia focusing on ageing studies and services and will bring together the social and health-based perspectives of ageing.
Domestic students may apply for HECS-HELP and defer payment of HECS. Information about fees, including HECS-HELP loans may be found during your application process, and on our scholarships, fees and costs page.
For full course details or to apply, visit the Diploma of Ageing Studies and Services course page.