Ageing in society

Shape the future of ageing

  • Become a change agent in the fast-growing and complex field of ageing
  • Learn from leading industry experts across public health, engineering, business and economics and government
  • Gain skills to meet the market demand for ageing knowledge.

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Tackle the challenges of tomorrow and develop new directions and solutions with a graduate degree in ageing, at the University of Melbourne, Australia’s number one university*.

Designed for leaders in aged care and health, business and commerce, and government policy and planning, this program will give you greater understanding of the complex implications of ageing populations and workforces, to then create new frameworks and approaches to the issues. You will be looking at large-scale change and the big picture context along with discipline-specific knowledge derived from research and practice.

Face-to-face professional development courses

Interested in enhancing your knowledge and skills through face-to-face study? We offer a range of short courses and award courses across the areas of palliative care, client approaches, leadership in healthcare settings, and economic design. Learn more

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018

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Taught by highly regarded experts

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Australia’s leading university

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Upcoming terms

  • 2020

    Term Applications close Term dates
    Term 1, 2020 13 Jan 27 Jan - 29 Mar
    Term 2, 2020 6 Apr 20 Apr - 21 Jun
    Term 3, 2020 29 Jun 13 Jul - 13 Sep
    Term 4, 2020 21 Sep 5 Oct - 6 Dec

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