Course

Graduate Diploma in Aged Care Management

Approved Abbreviation: GradDipAgedCareMgmt


Western Sydney University Course Code: 4757.2

AQF Level: 8

Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course is Spring 2019 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

For Commencement year Autumn 2019 or earlier - please refer to: 4757.1 Graduate Diploma in Aged Care Management

This course will allow staff, particularly those in supervisory and management positions, working in health and aged care organisations, charitable organisations and the private sector to up-skill their management knowledge by exposing them to contemporary issues in aged care. This will equip graduates of this course to position themselves at the forefront of innovation in the organisation and delivery of quality aged care services.

Study Mode
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

Course Advice

NameEmail
Course AdviceHealthSciences@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
OnlineFull TimeOnline See above
OnlinePart TimeOnline See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadPart TimeInternal See above

Admission

An undergraduate or higher degree in health, health administration, welfare or aged care environment

Or

A graduate diploma or graduate certificate in any discipline AND two years full-time equivalent work experience in health; health administration; aged care

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Statement of Service

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants must apply directly to the University via the International Office. International students applying to the University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which include the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Recommended sequence

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn session

400843Health Workforce Planning
400837Health and Socio-political Issues in Aged Care
400846Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care

And one alternate unit

Spring session

400845Health Financial Management
400777Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care
401081Organisational Governance and Performance Management

And one alternate unit

Alternate Units

300391Occupational Health Management
400241Supporting Aged Communities
400841A Global Perspective on Social Determinants of Health
400844Health Services and Facilities Planning
400967Health Economics and Comparative Health Systems

Part-time

Year 1

Autumn session

400843Health Workforce Planning
400837Health and Socio-political Issues in Aged Care

Spring session

400845Health Financial Management
400777Leadership for Quality and Safety in Health Care

Year 2

Autumn session

400846Building Organisational Capacity in Health Care

And one alternate unit

Spring session

401081Organisational Governance and Performance Management

And one alternate unit

Alternate Units

300391Occupational Health Management
400241Supporting Aged Communities
400841A Global Perspective on Social Determinants of Health
400844Health Services and Facilities Planning
400967Health Economics and Comparative Health Systems


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