FEE-HELP may be available
3 years part time
Enquire now for upcoming start dates
Charles Sturt University
And get a free course guide
The Master of Gerontology course offered by Charles Sturt University is ideal for anyone currently employed in the health professions, looking to further their education and skills. Studying this course, you will gain an advanced theoretical foundation and strong research skills in the field of gerontology.
To be eligible for this course, you must have a bachelor degree in a discipline such as nursing, allied health, community work, social work and welfare, health science, health administration or public health. Applications for distance education and postgraduate courses are accepted all year round. Provided you are eligible for admission, your application will be held for consideration in the next available intake.
In this gerontology course, the subjects you will study include: Either the research/policy stream:
Or the professional practice stream:
And two restricted electives.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Master of Gerontology from Charles Sturt University.
Graduates of the Master of Gerontology will have the knowledge and skills to be able to promote the health and wellbeing of older people. With the ageing population, aged care services are increasingly needed and health professionals with advanced skills in gerontology are in great demand.
Curious about where a career in nursing could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Courses that are not Commonwealth support places require students to contribute the full cost of their course. You may be eligible for a loan to help pay for tuition fees through the Commonwealth Government FEE-HELP program. CSU provides access to a range of scholarships and loans to help its students with the costs associated with university study.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.