Graduate Certificate (AQF Level 8)
Tropical Environments and Societies
Completion of a three year AQF level 7 undergraduate degree; and
Completion of an approved course of teacher education.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Special admission requirements
Applicants may be required to demonstrate fitness for admission by carrying out such work and completing satisfactorily such examinations as the Division may determine, on the advice of the College Dean.
In exceptional cases, applicants may be admitted to the course if they submit other evidence of academic and professional attainments.
12 credit points as per course structure
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Education, graduates will be able to:
ED5094:03 Research Proposal and Ethics
ED5095:06 Research Dissertation
ED5190:03 Introduction to Educational Research
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
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and 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 student has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majorss
Exit with lesser award
Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate of Education are eligible to apply for for entry to the Master of Education, and may be granted advanced standing for all subjects completed under the Graduate Certificate of Education. (Note: If advanced standing is granted for all subjects completed within this course it will not be possible to also complete a major within the MEd).
Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate Education and who obtain at least a Credit for ED5095 Research Dissertation are eligible to apply for entry to the Master of Philosophy (Education) and the Master of Philosophy (Society and Culture)
Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate Education and who obtain at least a Distinction for ED5095 Research Dissertation are eligible to apply for entry to the Doctor of Philosophy [Society and Culture] or the Doctor of Education.