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Course Overview

This subject will introduce the key areas of study under public health, with a focus on current and emerging global health challenges impacting older populations across developed and developing countries. Topics will examine patterns, causes and effects of health and diseases in older populations, analyse the efficiency of healthcare services and delivery, and understand the interconnectedness of health of the developed and developing world.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.

What You'll Learn

  • Population ageing
  • Public health ethics
  • health economics and financing
  • health systems and policies
  • Public health communication strategies

 

 

Modes of Assessment

 

Coursework with no examinations. Assessments may consist of a range of components, such as tests, quizzes, assignments, participation, peer evaluation and other appropriate methods.

 

 

Certification

 

Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Specialist Diploma in Gerontology (Nutrition for Ageing Well).

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

18 October 2021

03 May - 05 July 2021

7pm to 10pm
(weekday)
2-3 times a week

APPLY

Steps to follow in your application:

 

Step 1 - Enter NRIC/ Passport No.

Step 2 - Select Course Code – Modular - Specialist Diploma in Gerontology (Nutrition for Ageing Well) and course commencement date.

Step 3 - Enter personal, qualification, employment and sponsoring details (if applicable).

Step 4 - Select, rank your preference for the selected subject(s) and indicate the number of subject(s) you wish to take. Please note that the subject start date(s) denotes the semester start date.

Step 5 - Make declaration and submit online application.

Course Fees

Fee Type Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$111.08
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above
S$98.23
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$294.68
Singapore Permanent Residents  S$294.68
Others & Repeat Students S$982.26

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    Level 3, Unit 81
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

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