Graduate Certificate in Education

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Graduate Certificate in Education

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Program summary

Enhance your teaching skills.

You will love this program if you want to upgrade your skills and knowledge in a collaborative environment with other like-minded educators. Develop higher levels of expertise in pedagogy, curriculum development, assessment, and action research.

It’s an opportunity to link theory to education practice. You’ll work under the supervision of USC’s highly trained staff, all with doctoral qualifications in education, with many of our graduates forming strong professional networks from completing the program.

This is an excellent pathway to a Master’s in Education.

Admission requirements

A student entering the Graduate Certificate in Education program will normally be required to hold a three year Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) qualification in Education or a Bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) qualification from a non-Education discipline from a recognised institution.

Application and admission advice

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What will I study

Program structure

Total units: 48

Recommended study sequence

Students who commenced prior to the current semester must complete the courses from their original program structure unless otherwise advised. For courses no longer included in the current sequence, use the course links in your structure for details of requisites and scheduling. This is a recommended study sequence to complete your program within the specified full-time duration.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 48 units as outlined in the Program Structure
Program notes
  • Semester 2 entry not available to International students on a student visa. Semester 2 entry is only available as part-time duration
  • Courses within this program are assessed using a variety of assessment methods which may include essays, seminar presentations, reports, in-class tests and examinations
  • When enrolling, please refer to the Plan your study tab

How to apply

Am I eligible to apply?
Domestic students
  1. Download and complete the Application for postgraduate coursework form and submit directly to USC.
  2. Lodge the completed application form with supporting documentation to Student Central by the due date.
International students

Apply direct to USC International

More information

International students should contact USC International

How to enrol

New to USC?

Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in your courses.

Continuing students

Before you enrol, visit Planning your study to plan your study to make sure you study the right courses at the right time so you can finish your degree when you plan to.

Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.

More information

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key semester, session and/or trimester dates.

Search for answers and ask questions via askUSC, or contact Student Central.

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