Registrations are open for free University of Tasmania online course “Understanding Dementia” taking place from July 2022


The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre of the University of Tasmania (UTAS) welcomes registrations for its next Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Understanding Dementia”. This is an easily accessible online course that builds upon the latest in international research on dementia. The course is run on an annual basis, is completely free and anyone can enrol. There are no entry requirements. The release of course content will occur at 9:00am AEST (1.00am CET) on the following dates:

• Module 1: Orientation - 5 July 2022

• Module 2: The Brain - 7 July 2022

• Module 3: The Diseases - 21 July 2022

• Module 4: The Person - 4 August 2022

• Module 5: Completion - 25 August 2022.

Once the course commences, you will be able to log in to engage with the course content and activities, and share perspectives with other participants. The course is scheduled to close on 16 September, 2022 at 5:00pm AEST (9.00am CET). When you have completed the course, you will be eligible to download a free, personalised certificate of completion. For more information about this course and to enrol, visit: