Master of Gerontology - Distance

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  • Objectives
    CSU’s Master of Gerontology is designed to provide an enhancement of knowledge and skills relevant to promoting the health and wellbeing of older people.
  • Academic title
    Master of Gerontology
  • Course description
    These specialisations are being phased out and are no longer available.

        * Community Physiotherapy
        * Communication Disorders
        * Occupational Therapy
        * Disabilities
        * Leisure and Health

    About the course

    This Master of Gerontology provides a pathway into postgraduate study for graduates of CSU as well as non-CSU graduates currently employed in health professions.

    It satisfies the educational needs of health professionals and of professionals in related fields by:

        * providing advanced theoretical foundations for professionals in developing health care sectors
        * encouraging the acquisition of skills and knowledge
        * promoting excellence in scholarship and research within the field of gerontology
        * promoting the skills needed for high quality applied research in gerontology

    Assessment policy

    This course uses a variety of strategies to assess students. These include assignments, critical reviews, literature reviews, project proposals and, in some instances, a dissertation.

    Each subject is assessed according to guidelines set out in the subject outlines. Care is taken to ensure the relevance of assessment items for graduate performance. Industry-based projects, critical thinking, reflective exercises, and analysis form the basis of the assessment philosophy adopted in this course.


    Applicants with the Graduate Certificate in Gerontology or other relevant postgraduate qualifications will be eligible for credit.

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