Graduate Certificate of Higher Education Learning and Teaching

Course summary for current students

Year2015 course information
Award granted Graduate Certificate of Higher Education Learning and Teaching
CampusThis course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode
Cloud (online)Yes

1 year part-time

Deakin course codeE575

This course replaces the Graduate Certificate of Higher Education (E570) from Trimester 2 2014.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Certificate of Higher Education Learning and Teaching is designed to meet the requirements for credentialing tertiary teaching for academic staff. Such qualifications are becoming increasingly valued across the higher education sector, both in Australia and internationally.

The course is suitable for all academics teaching undergraduate or postgraduate students, in research supervision, and in the leadership or management of higher education. It caters for graduate students, tertiary teachers, adult educators, and professional staff engaged in supporting teaching and learning programs or delivering professional development programs.

The course is designed to develop your understanding of issues, research findings, and knowledge related to a range of tertiary teaching and learning contexts. Relevant policies, procedures and practices will be used to further your knowledge of quality teaching and learning as well as approaches and strategies to curriculum design, assessment, and the scholarship and leadership of teaching.

Articulation to Masters course

The Graduate Certificate may articulate into the Master of Education

Teaching methods

This course will be offered in Cloud (online) mode with online and distance education elements. Some face-to-face seminars will be available. Instruction will be provided through CloudDeakin, multimedia resources and recommended texts and readings.

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

The course requires the completion of 4 credit points comprising four core units.

Course structure

Core units

EEE730Contextualising Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

EEE731Designing, Teaching and Assessing Higher Education Programs

EEE732HDR Supervision

EEE733The Scholarship of Learning and Teaching


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