Graduate Diploma in Ageing, Wellbeing and Sustainability

Take a role in transforming a society that recognises older people as active contributors for the betterment of themselves and their communities.

Graduate Diploma in Ageing, Wellbeing and Sustainability


Full Time: 1 Year (Available Part Time)

Next Start Date

04 March 2024

22 July 2024

Closing Date

Online UAC 950556
Domestic Student Fees

Indicative annual fee from $11,885

Additional Information

Program Code: 4782

Ageing, Wellbeing and Sustainability at Western

Aimed at facilitating a sustainable environment for individuals to age successfully, this program adopts a strength-based approach in addressing real-life challenges related to health and wellbeing, housing, transportation, use of technology, civic participation, cultural diversity and social inclusion. Our online Graduate Diploma in Ageing, Wellbeing and Sustainability program offers increased knowledge and skills to practitioners and professionals currently involved in the planning and provision of services to aged communities. This online program also provides an entry point to the Master’s degree for those who wish to pursue their professional development in the ageing sector.

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What you can expect to study

The program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this degree, you can look forward to a broad range of exciting career opportunities in different sectors and industries. Below are some examples of the possible careers you can pursue with this degree:

  • Community Aged Care Facilitator/Manager
  • Regional Aged Care Coordinator
  • Disability Services Manager
  • Aged Care Site Manager
  • City Design Planning
B Psychological and Social Sciences

Entry requirements for domestic students

Please consult the handbook for more information regarding entry requirements for this course.

You can read more about special requirements here.

B Psychological and Social Sciences

Entry requirements for international students

**Please note, if this course lists a part-time option, this is not available to International Students on a Student Visa.

Please consult the handbook for more information regarding entry requirements for this course.

You can read more about international academic entry requirements here.

Indicative annual fee

PG Direct

Apply as a Domestic Student

If you are a domestic student, you can apply through our Western Application system which is free of charge.

Domestic students are:

  • Australian Citizens
  • New Zealand Citizens
  • Australian permanent residents
  • Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders


Western Sydney University recognises and rewards students who demonstrate community engagement, outstanding academic ability and superior leadership skills. Donor-funded scholarships are also available, providing support for students based on both academic achievements and equity considerations. There are also scholarships available for specific degrees. 

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Want to know more?

We're here to provide clarity.

If you're uncertain about your study journey, enquire about our program today and gain the confidence to move forward.

Australian students
1300 668 370

International students
+61 2 9852 5499

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Master of Ageing, Wellbeing and Sustainability

Full Time: 1.5 Years (Available Part Time)

Graduate Certificate in Ageing, Wellbeing and Sustainability

Full Time: 6 Months (Available Part Time)

The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.