The Graduate Diploma of Ageing and Pastoral Studies equips graduates with the professional knowledge and skills to confidently deliver effective and sensitive pastoral care for older people, ensuring their receive the spiritual support they need across a wide range of settings.
The course also prepares graduates to move into a leadership role within pastoral and community settings, and in the aged care industry for the provision of pastoral and spiritual care.
Can’t commit to a Graduate Diploma? One option is to stop midway in your course and attain a Graduate Certificate in Ageing and Pastoral Studies. You can pick your studies up and complete your Graduate Diploma later on when life changes again.
We also offer a Masters of Ageing and Pastoral Studies.
Our course advisors are well placed to match your background and educational objectives to the course that would best suit your needs.
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Online (Distance Education)
Applicants for the Graduate Diploma of Ageing and Pastoral Studies must meet the following Admission Requirements:
Choose three subjects (24) from the following:
This course encourages students to seek practical experience and opportunities for hands-on learning in their relevant context.
This course includes emphasis on group sharing and discussion through the online forum.
When you study a Graduate Diploma of Ageing and Pastoral Studies, you will add significant value to your educational and work experience. For example, having a sound foundation in the theory and practice of ageing, spirituality and pastoral care will enhance your effectiveness and build capacity within your organisation.