Graduate Certificate of Education for Sustainability
Information valid for students commencing in 2012.
Arts, Education and Social Sciences
Completion of an undergraduate teaching degree, or other relevant degree or diploma, from this or another university.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) Guidelines for Graduate Certificates.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.
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
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
12 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Graduate Certificate Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8).
ED5911:03 Education for Sustainability
Select 9 credit points of specified 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
ED5912:03 Co-Learning for a Sustainable Future
ED5913:03 Communicating Sustainability
ED5914:03 Individual Action Project
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
6 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
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.
6 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 12 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.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award