Postgraduate coursework

Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning)

Deakin's Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning) offers professional educators a validated, practice-based model of learning that matches developing capabilities in digital learning with opportunities for career development in the field.

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Key facts

Duration

1 to 1.5 years part time

Campuses

This course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode

Course information

The Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning) offers experienced educators a validated, practice-based model of learning that warrants their capabilities in digital. It is suitable for those with significant professional experience relevant to digital learning contexts, including those without an undergraduate degree in the domain.

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Course structure

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning), a student must successfully complete 2 credit points in coursework units, 4 Professional Practice credentials and

  • Academic Integrity AAI018
  • Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit)

    Introductory Unit

  • Designing, Teaching and Assessing Higher Education Programs EEE731
  • Credentials

    Students must successfully the following Professional Practice credentials based on evidence from their own professional practice. The credentials may be attempted separately or simultaneously and are assessed by an assessment panel that includes both academic and industry representatives.

    Credential Code Must have been achieved with the previous*
    Digital Learning Professional Expertise 1 (Broad) CRXBD-A1  3 years
    Communication CRCOM-A1 5 years
    Critical thinking CRCRI-A1 5 years
    Digital literacy CRDIL-A1 5 years

    *Applicants who have not satisfied the AQF level requirement, or who have successfully achieved the credential but not within the required timeframe may be permitted to seek re-credentialing.

    Capstone Unit

  • Cloud and Online Learning Practice EDE798
  • Key information

    Award granted
    Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning)
    Year
    2018 course information
    Deakin code
    E598
    Level
    Postgraduate (Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)
    Approval status

    This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.

    Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition

    The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

    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

    Trimester 2 - July

    • Start date: July
    • Available at:
      • Cloud

    Trimester 3 - November

    • Start date: November
    • Available at:
      • Cloud

    Entry requirements

    Entry information

    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

    Fee information

    Estimated fee rate

    $4,714 tuition fees plus $1,980 for Professional Practice Credentials
    Learn more about fees and your options for paying.

    The ‘Estimated tuition fee’ is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students completing this course within the same year in which they started. The cost will vary depending on your study load, the length of your course and any approved Credit for Prior Learning you have.

    Learn more about fees and available payment options.

    The course includes a combination of tuition fees for two credit points of study and four Professional Practice Credentials. It is estimated Professional Practice Credentials is $1,980. 

    Professional Practice degrees are designed for those who wish to be credentialed for outcomes towards which they have already made significant progress through their extensive experience in a relevant professional field.

    Scholarship options

    A Deakin scholarship could help you pay for your course fees, living costs and study materials. If you've got something special to offer Deakin - or maybe you just need a bit of extra support - we've got a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships

    Application information

    How to apply

    Apply direct to Deakin

    Applications can be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal if you are only applying for one course. For information on the application process and closing dates, see the how to apply web page. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.

    Apply through Deakin

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    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.

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    Entry pathways

    This course been specifically designed to provide an entry pathway into the Master of Professional Practice (Digital Learning).

    Faculty contact information

    Arts and Education Student Services and Enrolment Enquiries

    Cloud (online) 
    Tel 03 5227 1359
    artsed@deakin.edu.au  

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