Graduate Certificate of Education (Tertiary Teaching)

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Graduate Certificate of Education (Tertiary Teaching)

Administration and Availability Information

Year

2010

Course Code

32411

Version

7

Faculty

Not applicable

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) 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.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Note: this course does not lead to teacher registration.

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. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU). Students scoring below this may be offered up to six months intensive language training prior to admission to the course.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Graduate Certificate Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

ED53 0 0:03 Learning and Teaching in Tertiary Education

ED 5 301:03 Maximising Learning for Students

E D 5304:03 Research and Reflection in Tertiary Learning and Teaching

ED5 3 05:03 Negotiated Project

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

Townsville

Candidature

Expected time to complete

2 years part-time

Maximum time to complete

3 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Must complete ED5300 before attempting ED5301

Must complete ED5300 and ED5301 before attempting ED5304

Must complete ED5300 and ED5301, and either complete or concurrently enrol in ED5304, before attempting ED5305

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Not applicable

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

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.

Maximum allowed

6 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

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.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

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.