Graduate Certificate of Education
Course summary for local students
|Year||2017 course information|
|Award granted||Graduate Certificate of Education|
1 year part time
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)
|Tuition fee rate||Available fee rates can be found at www.deakin.edu.au/fees|
Arts and Education Student Services and Enrolment Enquiries
|Level||Postgraduate (Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma)|
|Deakin course code||E500|
- Course overview
- Fees and charges
- Career opportunities
- Course Learning Outcomes
- Course rules
- Course structure
- Entry requirements - specific
- How to apply
The Graduate Certificate of Education is designed for teachers and other professionals to undertake a focussed short-term study program and to gain credit for it. The course aims to provide students with a high quality program linked to their professional and career development needs in areas that are of priority for schools and systems.
Fees and charges
Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit www.deakin.edu.au/fees.
This course offers relevant professional learning to qualified teachers who seek to move into, or who already occupy, leadership, coordination, specialist or professional development positions in school systems, or who seek to move from school education to other education and training sectors.
For more information go to 'My Course My Career'
Course Learning Outcomes
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Course Learning Outcomes
Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities
|Demonstrate specialist knowledge of contemporary curriculum design, pedagogy, evidence-based assessment and program evaluation; apply this knowledge to research and in a range of professional learning and educational contexts.|
|Employ a range of oral and written communication skills and standards required of professional educators and learning professionals to be able to transmit complex knowledge in professional and scholarly contexts.|
|Demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in a range of digital technologies to research, analyse, report, evaluate and communicate within education contexts.|
|Demonstrate specialist skills in the critical analysis and synthesis of complex ideas in professional education practice.|
|Demonstrate specialist skills in identifying, analysing and evaluating authentic problems of practice, and generate informed and innovative solutions.|
|Apply the knowledge and skills required of professional educators and learning professionals to demonstrate autonomy, judgement, adaptability and responsibility in education contexts and for further learning.|
|Work effectively and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team to create solutions to authentic problems of practice.|
|Demonstrate advanced understanding of, and the capacity to engage ethically and productively in professional contexts with diverse communities and in a global context.|
Approved by Faculty Board 2014
To be awarded a Graduate Certificate of Education, students must successfully complete 4 credit points of core units as detailed below.
Prior to 2016
EXE721 Assessment and Learning (No longer available for enrolment)
EXE722 Curriculum and Pedagogy (No longer available for enrolment)
EXE735 Evaluation: Improvement and Accountability (No longer available for enrolment)
EXE736 Knowledge, Learning and Learners (No longer available for enrolment)
|ECN704||Applied Learning: Theories and Practice|
|EXE731||Professional Learning and Development|
|EXE723||Curriculum and Assessment Design|
|EXE734||New Technologies in Education and Training|
Entry requirements - specific
To be eligible for entry into the Graduate Certificate of Education applicants require a bachelor degree from an approved tertiary institution or equivalent:
- Bachelor degree in any discipline area.
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.
To be eligible for admission to this program, all applicants must also meet the minimum English language requirements, see here.
How to apply
Trimester 1 – start studying in March 2017
Applications for this course can be made directly through our Applicant Portal.
For more information on the application process, visit our Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.