Help design the future of education.
Take your first step into education research with a postgraduate qualification designed to build advanced research skills.
Whether you’re an educator looking to explore an aspect of pedagogy, or are looking for a pathway to a PhD, this program provides the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in a collaborative environment with like minded education researchers.
In this program you will:
- Work under the supervision of USC’s highly trained staff to develop your idea into a researchable topic.
- Develop advanced postgraduate skills in research methods, information literacy, proposal writing and research dissemination.
- Enjoy a flexible learning environment that includes face-to-face components supported by online lectures, tutorials and study notes, and is designed to integrate with your busy lifestyle.
Note: The Graduate Certificate in Education Research is a postgraduate qualification designed for educators currently working in the field. It does not qualify graduates for teacher registration.
A student entering the Graduate Certificate in Education Research will normally be required to hold a four year bachelor degree (AQF Level 7) qualification in the education discipline from a recognised institution, or equivalent qualification.
Application and admission advice
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What will I study
Required courses (4) 48 units
|Course||Semester of offer||Requisites|
|EDN701 Researching Education 24 units||Pre: Enrolled in Program ED511 or ED705|
|EDN705 Education Research Theories and Methodologies 24 units||Pre: Enrolled in Program ED511, ED705 or ED802|
Note: Program structures are subject to change. Not all USC courses are available on every USC campus.
Total units: 48
Recommended study sequence
This recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students in previous structures should use this sequence to inform order of courses and current course details. For courses in your commencing structure not included in the current sequence, search the course code for current course offerings and requisites.
How to apply
Am I eligible to apply?
- Confirm that you meet the program specific admission requirements, prerequisites and recommended prior study outlined on Why study this program?
- Confirm that you meet the general postgraduate admission requirements and English Language Proficiency requirements
- Download and complete the Application for postgraduate coursework form.
- Lodge the completed application form with supporting documentation to Student Central by the due date.
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