This course is 0.5 year full-time or part-time equivalent duration.
This course is offered in Cloud (online) mode.
Please note students will be required to attend intensives on campus at Waurn Ponds.Cloud (online)
To access your official course details for the year you started your degree, please visit the handbook
This course gives you the opportunity to study core units within the Master of Applied Learning and Teaching. Enjoy the flexibility of graduating with a Graduate Certificate. Students with an existing Bachelor Degree including two teaching methods may continue into the Masters course and qualify to work in secondary schools and other youth settings.
The Graduate Certificate also offers an alternative exit for students wishing to discontinue the Masters degree.Read More
To qualify for a Graduate Certificate of Applied Learning and Teaching, students will be required to complete a minimum of 4 credit points of core units and
Campuses by intake
Campus availability varies per trimester. This means that a course offered in Trimester 1 may not be offered in the same location for Trimester 2 or 3. Read more to learn where this course will be offered throughout the year.
Trimester 1 - March
- Start date: March
- Available at:
- Cloud Campus
Additional course information
Students receive instructional materials through CloudDeakin and website links and some print materials interaction with lecturers is provided through use of CloudDeakin, email and telephone.
The course has 15 days of supervised professional experience.
Working With Children Check (WWCC)
Students who intend to undertake professional experience in Victorian schools are required to complete a WWCC unless a copy of Victorian teacher registration is provided. Students requiring a WWCC should contact the staff listed below:
Melissa Wray - firstname.lastname@example.org
Tania Harvey - email@example.com
Course duration - additional information
Course duration may be affected by delays in completing course requirements, such as accessing or completing work placements.
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
Entry will be based on performance in:
- a Bachelor degree in any discipline OR
- at least three years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.
Fees and scholarships
Learn more about fees and your options for paying.
The available fee places for this course are detailed above.
Tuition fees are determined by your enrolment:
- If you are offered a full fee paying place, your tuition fees are calculated based on your course.
- If you are offered a Commonwealth supported place, your tuition fees are calculated depending on the units you choose. Not all courses at Deakin have Commonwealth supported places available.
The 'Estimated tuition fee' is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students completing the first year of this course. The cost will vary depending on the units you choose, your study load, the length of your course and any approved Credit for Prior Learning.
* One year full-time study load is typically represented by four credit points of study. Each unit you enrol in has a credit point value. The 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together 4 credit points of a typical combination of units for your course.
You can find the credit point value of each unit under the Unit Description by searching for the unit in the Handbook.
Learn more about fees and available payment options.
You may be eligible for the Government's FEE-HELP scheme. This scheme covers your tuition fees and can help make studying significantly more affordable.
It's similar to HECS-HELP, but designed for full-fee place courses. It doesn't matter how much you earn, you may still be eligible for FEE-HELP.
A Deakin scholarship might change your life. If you've got something special to offer Deakin – or you just need the financial help to get you here – we may have a scholarship opportunity for you.
If you’re a Deakin alumni commencing a postgraduate award course, you may be eligible to receive a 15% reduction per unit on your enrolment fees. Your spouse and members of your immediate family may also be eligible to apply for this bursary.
This course is not accredited by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) as an initial teacher qualification.
Course learning outcomes
Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Course Learning Outcomes
Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities
Apply specialist knowledge and understanding of current theories of young people’s social and cognitive development, learning and curriculum development as applied to the middle and later years of schooling.
Apply knowledge and skills necessary for the effective design and implementation of applied learning programs, including the creation and maintenance of innovative partnerships to support applied learning beyond the classroom.
|Use professional judgement to engage in effective and inclusive interpersonal, oral, written and electronic communication to create positive learning relationships with students, parents, colleagues and stakeholders.|
|Select, create, apply and evaluate a range of digital teaching and learning resources and technologies to facilitate creative but safe student engagement in learning in accordance with responsible and ethical practice.|
|Apply contemporary theories of learning to critically evaluate and synthesise context-specific information relating to students’ learning outcomes and make informed judgements about appropriate pedagogical and assessment strategies to be applied in the middle and later years of schooling|
Use specialized knowledge and critical thinking to investigate authentic problems of professional practice specifically addressing issues of student engagement in learning and inclusive educational practices.
Apply specialised knowledge skills and judgment in the development and implementation of informed solutions.
|World independently and autonomously and participate actively and effectively as a member of the teaching profession and engage with professional networks|
|Work effectively and collaboratively within the context of professional practice and in an interdisciplinary team to create solutions to authentic problems of teaching practice.|
Apply specialist knowledge and skills as an educator to develop learning environments and experiences that address cultural diversity and socioeconomic factors to positively influence students’ learning.
Demonstrate and apply the legal and ethical standards required in the teaching profession.
Approved by Faculty Board 2014
How to apply
For more information on the application process and closing dates, see the How to apply webpage. If you're still having problems, please contact us for assistance.
Please complete the Register your interest form to receive further information about our direct application opportunities.
Credit for prior learning
The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever if the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.
You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree and how to apply for credit.
Faculty contact information
Arts and Education Student Services and Enrolment Enquiries
Tel 03 5227 1359