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) 48 units
|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
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.
- Successfully complete 48 units as outlined in the Program Structure
- Completing this program within the specified (full-time) duration is based on studying 48 unit points per semester (normally 4 courses) and following the recommended study sequence
- The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified
- It is each students responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements and be aware of the academic calendar dates
- Program is available as an exit point only
- Not available to International students on a Student Visa