Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Contact Hours: 24
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:
|Non Allowed Subjects:
|Core Participation Requirements:
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Currently enrolled students:
Low and middle-income nations generally are rapidly transitioning epidemiologically to longer life expectancies and greater proportions of elderly among populations. In these settings, within society and the family, the aged commonly hold high regard and status. At the same time, as people live longer, greater pressure is placed on constrained state and family finances and health systems, particularly due to increased prevalence of non-communicable diseases. This subject examines and builds skills to effectively respond to the complex interplay of ageing, family, society and health in low and middle-income countries.
By the end of this subject students will be able to:
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Students will be provided with the opportunity to practise and reinforce:
Graduate Certificate in Ageing
Graduate Diploma in Ageing
Master of Ageing
Master of Public Health
Specialist Certificate in Ageing
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