Graduate Diploma of Education (Leading and Managing Educational Organisations)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 8 units
- 1 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Extend your education management skills
USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Education (Leading and Managing Educational Organisations) is ideal for existing and aspiring leaders who work in schools and universities, as well as government, community and corporate settings which have an educational focus such as social work and organisational development and training.
Through this eight unit-degree, you will explore leadership issues in an educational context and the ability to develop an innovative and transformational team.
After you complete the Graduate Diploma of Education, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Education.
If you're not quite ready to undertake a Graduate Diploma or don't meet the entry requirements, you may like to start with USQ's Graduate Certificate of Education, before going on to study the Graduate Diploma.
Other specialisations in the Graduate Diploma of Education (Full Fee Paying) include: Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning, Applied Linguistics, Career Development, Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership, Multicultural Education and Online and Distributed Learning.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|Coursework major pathways courses
|plus 1 x specialisation course
|plus 2 x specialisation approved courses
or 2 x postgraduate approved courses
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 18960|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- 4 year bachelor degree in education
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program 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.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July.
- Semester 3, 2018 - applications close Monday 5 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 19 November.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.