CL78 Graduate Diploma of Gerontology

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure

Core Structure

Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

This course comprises 8 units. There are 4 compulsory units and 4 electives. The electives may only be selected from the units listed.

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HLTH28001 Polypharmacy and Safety Issues
HAGE20001 Opportunities and Challenges of Healthy Ageing
DCHA20003 Cognitive and Sensory Changes and Age
NURS20165 Leadership in Healthcare


Number of units: 4 Total credit points: 24

Students are required to complete 4 electives, ensuring that at 3 units are at AQF Level 8 and 1 unit is at AQF Level 9.

Available units
Students may choose to do any of the following:
HLTH28002 Aged Care Standards and Systems
HHSM20004 Organisational Culture in Health Care Settings
HHSM20003 Using Health Data: Recognising Risk to Initiate Change
DEME20002 Psychosocial Changes in Dementia
DFVP20001 Domestic and Family Violence Theories and Perspectives
NURS20178 Alcohol and Other Drugs
NURS20154 The Transformative Power of Story
HHSM20001 Australian Health Care Structures
HLTH29031 Complex Care Needs of Older People
NURS20166 Learning and Teaching in the Clinical Setting