Graduate Certificate in Education
Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Graduate Certificate
Duration 6 months full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3GC058
The Graduate Certificate in Education is designed for: teachers, trainers, educational consultants or any student who wishes to further specialise in curriculum areas or an area of education; or those wishing to change their specialist teaching curriculum areas, or those looking to alter the direction of their career. The program presents the foundation concepts required for students who wish to continue into a master level degree.
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I am a:
SATAC Code 3GC058 Mid-year entry Subject to availability Intake February and July Enquiries Ask AdelaideGraduate entry only
Graduate Entry Successful completion of a completed Bachelors degree or equivalent.SATAC Code: 3GC058
CRICOS 073129A Intake February and July
English Language Requirements
Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6 TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21 Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50 Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169 Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
Academic Entry Requirements
Tertiary Qualifications Bachelor degree or equivalent.
Fees and Scholarships
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Tuition feesAustralian Full-fee place: $11,750 for 6 months
Tuition fee International student place: $17,500 for 6 months
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Education provides advanced career options: for trainers across various industries (e.g. police, nursing or business); to teach in higher education including the TAFE and university sectors, or take on roles as education consultants. It also enables teachers to enhance their existing qualifications.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
Graduate AttributesThe objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
- Deep discipline knowledge
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Teamwork and communication skills
- Career and leadership readiness
- Intercultural and ethical competency
- Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Professional AccreditationThis program does not constitute the requirements for a recognised teaching qualification. Students looking to become teachers will need to complete the Master of Teaching, prior to pursuing a postgraduate qualification.
A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.
To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.
To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Education a candidate shall successfully complete courses to the value of 12 units. This will consist of:
EDUC 6550 Educational Policy Studies
EDUC 6551 Curriculum Development and Innovation
EDUC 6552 Pedagogical Engagement and Learning
EDUC 6553 Assessment and Evaluation in Education
*Please note the above courses are currently under review. You are advised to consult Degree Finder prior to enrolment for 2016.
OR 12 units selected from one of the Master of Education pathways
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Last updated: Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017