The Graduate Certificate in Society and the Individual requires one semester full-time study (or the equivalent part-time). The course is offered by the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work.
The course can be used as a pathway to the Master of Social Work (Graduate Entry) to equip students without sufficient prior studies in the social sciences with the necessary skills and knowledge. It also offers an employment pathway in the aged and disability sectors for students not continuing with the Masters level qualification.
Applicants must hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification from an approved tertiary institution.
The Graduate Certificate in Society and the Individual aims to:
Upon completion of the course, students can expect to be able to:
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Society and the Individual, a student must complete 18 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the following program of study.
Not all topics may be available in a given year.
18 units comprising:
SOAD8013 Understanding Lifespan Development (4.5 units)
SOAD8014 Understanding Australian Health and Human Services (4.5 units)
SOAD8015 Understanding Australian Society (4.5 units)
SOAD8016 Understanding Disability and Ageing (4.5 units)
Every effort has been made to ensure the information published on the Course Rule pages is accurate at the time of publication. Flinders University reserves the right to amend its curriculum without prior notice, and will update the Course Rules to reflect any amendments at the earliest opportunity.
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