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Postgraduate | TAS-CAD504 | 2024

Public Health and Dementia 1

Course information for 2024 intake

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Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks

Start dates

  • 26 Feb 2024
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About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject , the student should be able to:

    1. Appraise the evidence for potentially modifiable risk factors for dementia and the best-supported preventative measures and public health strategies
    2. Investigate the determinants of health which impact on dementia incidence, diagnosis, prognosis, and resources across the world and potential public health solutions
    3. Investigate the societal, health system and economic impacts posed by dementia in a range of global contexts and the implications for public health policy and practice
    4. Critically analyse public health and social support provisions of relevance to people living with dementia and those who care for them

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • TAS-DMC-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Dementia

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching arrangement: Online learning - approximately 10 hours per week

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Graduate Certificate in Dementia