Graduate Certificate of Education (Tertiary Teaching)
Information valid for students commencing in 2012.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) Guidelines for Graduate Certificates.
Completion of an undergraduate degree, or other relevant degree or diploma, from this or another university that includes studies appropriate for the teaching for which the applicant wishes to prepare; or
Other qualifications recognised as equivalent to the above.
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
Special admission requirements
Note: this course does not lead to teacher registration.
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).
ED5300:03 Learning and Teaching in Tertiary Education
ED5301:03 Maximising Learning for Students
ED5304:03 Research and Reflection in Tertiary Learning and Teaching
ED5305:03 Negotiated Project
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
2 years 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 13 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
Candidates who complete this course are eligible for entry to the Master of Education, and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under this course.