Help design the future of education.
This program is for those seeking to develop your research skills to gain entry to research higher degree studies.
This program is for professionals devoted to the development of research skills to gain access to a research higher degree program.
You will love this program if you have a research idea, and you want to upgrade your skills and knowledge in a collaborative environment with other like-minded education researchers. You’ll work under the supervision of USC’s highly trained staff, all with doctoral qualifications in education, to develop your idea into a researchable topic. Develop advanced postgraduate skills in research methods, information literacy, proposal writing and research dissemination ready to succeed in your research higher degree program.
The Graduate Certificate in Education Research is aimed at educators currently working in the field and does not qualify graduates for teacher registration. It does provide innovative knowledge in education research to support your application for research higher degree studies in education. This is an excellent pathway to gain entry into a Master of Education by Research or Doctor of Philosophy in education.
The program is only available as an exit point only. Students should refer to the Master of Education.
Application and admission advice
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What will I study
Required courses (4)
Course Semester of offer Requisites EDU709 Education Research an Introduction Pre: Enrolled in Program ED703, ED704, ED705 or any postgraduate program EDU750 Research Methods in Education Pre: Enrolled in Program ED702, ED704, ED705, ED801, ED802 or any postgraduate program EDU753 Designing an Education Research Proposal Pre: Enrolled in Program ED702, ED705, ED801, ED704, ED802 or any postgraduate program EDU758 Communicating Education Project Outcomes Pre: Enrolled in ED705 or any postgraduate program
Note: Program structures are subject to change. Not all USC courses are available on every USC campus.
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.