Course and Subject Handbook 2011 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Graduate Certificate of Education for Sustainability

Graduate Certificate of Education for Sustainability

Year

2010

Course Code

101211

Version

1

Faculty

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Pre-requisites

Completion of an undergraduate teaching degree, or other relevant degree or diploma, from this or another university; or

Additional selection requirements

Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellors of the Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Science the Faculty of Science and Engineering, as equivalent to the above.

Special admission requirements

Nil

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Options

Select 6 credit points of specified EV level 5 subjects

EV5008:03 Professional Vacation Placement

EV5208:03 World Heritage and National Estate Processes

EV5209:03 Principles and Practices of Protected Area Management

EV5210:03 Management of Marine Protected Areas

EV5251:03 Environmental Impacts of Human Activities in Protected Areas

EV5252:03 Indigenous Environmental Management

EV5404:03 Field Studies in Tropical Geography

EV5601:03 Social Impact Assessment: Environmental Management

PLUS

Select 6 credit points of specified ED level 5 subjects

ED5911:03 Education for Sustainability

ED5912:03 Co-Learning for a Sustainable Future

ED5913:03 Communicating Sustainability

ED5914:03 Individual Action Project

Candidature

Expected time to complete

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

2 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

6 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009