Highlights

  • Build your own degree by choosing topics of interest to you.  
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses.
  • Commonwealth Supported Places available for Australian citizens and permanent visa holders, and New Zealand citizens (subject to change).

Highlights

  • Build your own degree by choosing topics of interest to you.  
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses.
  • Suitable for international student visa holders studying full-time on campus or international student non-visa holders studying online from their home country

Study this course anywhere, anytime.

You don't have to leave home to go to university. This course is one of the many QUT degrees you can study online.

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Why choose this course?

The Graduate Certificate in Education is flexible and innovative and can be custom designed to your needs.

Our world-class academics are leaders in their fields who will engage you in deep professional learning and reflection to expand your knowledge and skills. The teaching team has extensive experience and the course is backed by QUT’s evidence-based research programs working to develop solutions to current and emerging issues in education.

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What to expect

You can build a qualification just for you. Mix and match topics to build the knowledge and skills you need for your classroom and your career. To view the full range of units see the details and units tab.

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

You can build the course to suit your personal development needs and career aspirations.

Past graduates have secured leadership positions within middle management in schools, within educational systems, and within a variety of other professional settings such as hospitals, government, and community organisations.

Course articulation

You have the option to keep learning and build towards a Master of Education.

Details and units

To graduate with the Graduate Certificate in Education you will need to complete 48 credit points of option units. You may study full or part-time depending on the offerings of the units chosen.

If you are an international students studying on a student visa you may only study full time, and will need to select units which are offered in the same semester.

If you are a non-student visa holder or an international student studying from your home country you may study full or part-time. 

 

Requirements

Course code
EU60
Delivery
  • Online
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
6 months full-time
1 years part-time
Duration
1 years part-time
Entry
February and July
Entry
February and July
  • A recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline; or
  • A recognised diploma in any discipline plus at least two years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in any field; or
  • Five years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in any field

Minimum academic requirements

A recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline.

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2021 fees

2021: CSP $2,000 per year full-time (48 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $14,900 per year full-time (48 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

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

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HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

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Scholarships

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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