Postgraduate Certificate of Education
Information valid for students commencing in 2012.
Arts, Education and Social Sciences
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8) Guidelines for Postgraduate certificates.
Completion of a three year degree or diploma from this or another University; and
Completion of an approved course of teacher education.
In exceptional cases, applicants may be admitted to the course if they submit other evidence of academic and professional attainments.
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
Applicants may be required to demonstrate fitness for admission by carrying out such work and completing satisfactorily such examinations as the faculty may determine, on the advice of the Head of School.
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 Postgraduate Certificate Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 8).
Select 12 credit points of ED level 5 subjects
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