Bachelor of Social Science (Gerontology and Healthy Ageing)Provided by Charles Sturt University
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What is Gerontology?
Gerontology is the study of the ageing processes and individuals as they grow from middle-age through later life, and includes:
- the application of this knowledge to policies and programs.
- the study of physical, mental and social changes in older people as they age
- the investigation of the changes in society resulting from our ageing population
This course prepares students for a career in aged care. It is compatible with students who have an existing TAFE Diploma in a related area, and who want to either change careers or for students that want to upgrade their formal qualifications to a degree.
This course introduces students to the challenges and issues of ageing withing the context of a social model of health, human rights as well as individual and community development.
Course Quick Look
- Awarded By:
- Charles Sturt University
- Bachelor Degree
- Study Mode:
- 3 years part-time
- Nationally Recognised: