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Graduate Diploma in Ageing (GD-AGEING) // Entry and participation requirements

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Entry requirements

1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:

  • an undergraduate degree in any discipline, or equivalent; and
  • at least two years of documented relevant professional work experience.

Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.

2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:

  • prior academic performance; and
  • professional work experience.

3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.

4. Applicants are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 6.5 is required.

Notes.
(a) Successful applicants with

  1. an undergraduate degree and a minimum of two years of documented relevant work experience, and having achieved post-graduate coursework in the ageing field OR
  2. an undergraduate degree and a minimum of five years of documented relevant work experience may be granted up to 25 points advanced standing for the Graduate Diploma in Ageing.

(b) All core subjects are taught online and students are able to achieve the full masters degree online.

The Graduate Diploma in Ageing is not registered on the Commonwealth Register of Institutions. It is only available to international students via distance learning.

Core participation requirements

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website.