Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning)

COURSE (DOMESTIC STUDENTS)

Overview

Deakin's Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning) is designed as an alternative entry to the Master of Professional Practice (Digital Learning) degree.

The course offers professional educators a validated, practice-based model of learning that will match developing capabilities in digital learning with opportunities for career development in the field. The course will also suit those without an undergraduate degree in the domain, but with significant professional experience relevant to digital learning contexts. Completion of this degree recognises the discipline-based knowledge and skills developed by professionals in the workplace and credentialed through Deakin.

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Key facts

Duration

1 to 1.5 years part time

Campuses

This course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode

Trimester 1

  • Start date: March
  • Available at:
    • Cloud

Trimester 2

  • Start date: July
  • Available at:
    • Cloud

Trimester 3

  • Start date: November
  • Available at:
    • Cloud

Key information

Award granted

Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning)

Year

2018 course information

Estimated fee rate

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

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.

Course Structure

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning), a student must successfully complete 2 credit points, 4 Professional Practice credentials and AAI018 Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit).

  • Academic Integrity AAI018
  • Introductory Unit

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

    Students must successfully complete four Professional Practice credentials (including at least one Knowledge credential).

    Successful attainment of Professional Practice credentials is based on evidence provided from professional practice, hence recognition through authentic learning experiences. All professional practice credentials are linked to the Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes. The credentials may be attempted separately or simultaneously and are assessed by an assessment panel that includes both academic and industry representatives. Please refer to the table below for the list of credentials.

    Graduate Certificate Credential Requirements
    Credential Minimum Level*^ Currency*
    Discipline knowledge credentials    
    CRXBD-A1 Digital Learning Professional Expertise 1 (Broad)    3 years
    Professional practice credentials    
    CRCOM-A1 Communication 5 (Advanced) 5 years
    CRCRI-A1 Critical thinking 5 (Advanced) 5 years
    CRDIL-A1 Digital literacy  5 (Advanced) 5 years

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

    ^ There are five levels and these are aligned with recognized "exit points" from the education sector, the AQF, work levels and industry frameworks.  Level 5 is aligned to the AQF Masters Level.

    Capstone Unit

  • Cloud and Online Learning Practice EDE798
  • Entry requirements

    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.

    How to apply

    Apply direct to Deakin

    Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. 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.

    Register your interest to study at Deakin

    Please complete the Register your interest form to receive further information about our direct application opportunities.

    Course 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  

    Fee information

    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

    Offered campuses

    Study online at Cloud Campus

    Students are able to study all or part of this course online. You can study anywhere, anytime through Deakin's Cloud Campus.

    Learn more about studying online and the Cloud Campus

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