Graduate Certificate of Education (Academic Practice)
Administration and Availability Information
32411 - Cairns and Townsville - Available for mid-year entry only
Arts, Education and Social Sciences
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
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Education (Academic Practice), graduates will be able to:
ED5300:03 Fundamentals of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
ED5301:03 Curriculum Design and Assessment Practices in Higher Education
ED5304:03 Evaluation and Scholarship in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
Select 3 credit points of subjects from the specified list:
ED5306:03 Research Supervision
ED5307:03 Transforming Learning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Contexts
ED5812:03 ICTs for Learning and Teaching
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.