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Overview

Healthcare workers are expected to address their personal and professional development throughout their careers. This module helps individuals to update and upskill or address a specific service need to meet the needs of the constantly evolving healthcare industry and the rapidly changing demographics of the Nation. The rapid population growth of elderly people in Singapore and the demand for existing health services to evolve affects all Industry professionals. This module will allow healthcare professionals to identify the gaps in their learning to respond to the changing workplace practices and service user requirements. This module presents students with the opportunity to study in depth on a chosen topic related to their practice and complete an agreed assignment. The process will involve regular meetings with a member of the academic staff who will act as a supervisor/mentor.

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What You’ll Learn

On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
  • Negotiate, plan and carry out a programme of learning and assessment in a relevant subject area.
  • Demonstrate appropriate detailed breadth and depth of knowledge in a specialised area relevant to the programme of study.
  • Demonstrate initiative and independence in problem solving and be able to critically evaluate appropriate texts and develop effective arguments.
  • Critically justify and rigorously apply appropriate methods and techniques, incorporating an ethical dimension where appropriate.
  • Work autonomously with minimum guidance to manage material, research tasks and writing.
  • Communicate the above knowledge, skills and understanding coherently and effectively both orally and in writing.

Who Should Attend

Any healthcare professionals.

Prerequisites

Related and relevant health-science-related qualifications and working experience.
Documents and information you would need to complete this application:
Please upload documents under Online Applications - Supporting Documents section.

1. Scanned copy of your NRIC (Singapore residents and Singapore PRs only) in order to qualify for funding support (for eligible courses). 
2. Employment support letter (Includes applicant's area of work)* 
3. Registration of practice, AHPC* 
4. Transcript of highest relevant qualification* 
5. Professional certification 
6. English proficiency test, IELTS 7.0 or equivalent ^
7. Answers to the following questions: 
  • Your reasons for pursuing the module (100 - 150 words)
  • Why did you select SIT over other academic institutions? (100 - 150 words)
  • What do you hope to achieve at the completion of the module? (100 - 150 words)
* Mandatory Documents
^ If applicant's basic professional qualification was not obtained from Singapore, Australia, Canada (except Quebec), New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom, and the United States of America)

Duration

•      Part-time Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation: 1 - 3 years
•      Part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation: 1 - 5 years
•      Each module is around 12-14 weeks in duration
•      Candidates are expected to set aside time for self-directed learning for the entire duration of the module

 

Certificate and Assessment

A Certificate of Participation will be issued to participants who
•    Attend 75% of the course
•    Undertake non-credit assessment (during course)

A Certificate of Attainment will be issued to participants who
•      Attend 75% of the module, and
•     Participants who pass the Assessment criteria of the respective module will earn 6 credits, which are stackable for Postgraduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma qualifications.
•     Candidates who pass 4 modules (totalling 24 credits) with a CGPA of 2.5 or more will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation by Singapore Institute of Technology.
•     Candidates who pass 8 modules (totalling 48 credits) with a CGPA of 2.5 or more will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation by Singapore Institute of Technology.

Schedule

Date Duration Venue
2 Sep 2019 - 5 Jan 2020 150 Hours SIT@Dover, 10 Dover Drive, Singapore 138683

150 hours of personal endeavour over 15 weeks. This includes supervision time with you assigned Faculty supervisor, personal research and reading, e-learning activities, preparation of documentation for assessment

Fees

$4,173.00

Course Series

Find out more about the Modular Certification Courses - Elder Health and Rehabilitation

Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation
These modules are stackable towards a Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation or can be taken individually as a single module as follows:

Each module carries 6 credits which are stackable for Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation. Candidates who pass any of the 4 modules (inclusive of 3 compulsory modules in bold), totalling 24 credits, with a CGPA of ≥ 2.5 to be completed within a 3 year period will be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Elder Health and Rehabilitation by SIT.

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation
These modules are stackable towards a Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation or can be taken individually as a single module as follows:

Each module carries 6 credits which are stackable for Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation. Candidates who pass any of the 8 modules (inclusive of 3 compulsory modules in bold), totalling 48 credits, with a CGPA of ≥ 2.5 to be completed within a 5 year period will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Elder Health and Rehabilitation by SIT.

Key Info

Venue TBC
Time 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Date 02 Sep 2019 (Mon)
05 Jan 2020 (Sun)



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