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Graduate Certificate of Education Specialisation Tertiary Teaching

Graduate Certificate of Education Specialisation Tertiary Teaching (GCEF)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • Online
Campus
  • -
Duration
  • 0.5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul, Nov

Overview

  • Demand for professional education and training is increasing. Perhaps you already teach at a university or hope to in the future and want to formalise your qualifications?
  • The Graduate Certificate of Education (Tertiary Teaching) has a practical, outcomes-based program design that will enable you to develop high-level professional attributes and capabilities.
  • You will apply higher education theories, research and scholarship to explore and resolve learning and teaching problems that are relevant to your own context.

Further study

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Education (Tertiary Teaching) will qualify you to apply for:

Career outcomes

  • Successful completion of this degree will enable you to develop your capacity for curriculum planning and design, including assessment, evaluation and instruction for courses and programs as well as the attributes of a scholarly, reflective practitioner.
  • Graduates go on to work as University lecturers, College and TAFE teachers. 

Entry requirements

  • 3-year bachelor degree from an Australian university or equivalent

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

USQ offers a number of bachelor degrees for you to study to help you meet the entry requirements for your chosen degree.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 4 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
4 x specialisation courses 4
Total 4

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (4 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 13440
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 13440

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2022 - Monday 21 February, 2022
  • Semester 2, 2022 - Monday 11 July, 2022
  • Semester 3, 2022 - Monday 14 November, 2022.
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