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  • Build your own degree by choosing topics of interest to you.  
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses.

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

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Gain practical skills and professional connections to thrive in your chosen career.

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Boost or change your career with a postgraduate degree.

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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
  • Online
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
1 years part-time

All offers are for part-time study but you can choose to study full-time

Duration
6 months full-time
1 years part-time

All offers are for part-time study but you can choose to study full-time

Entry
February and July
July intake starts first Monday in July
Entry
February and July

Entry requirements

You must have one of the following:

  • A recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline;or
  • A recognised diploma in any discipline followed by 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.

July intake

If you are interested in July start please note the course starts first Monday in July, three weeks before semester 2 starts. Please view July (6TP4) dates to find out more.

 

Minimum academic requirements

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher) 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)
Commencing in 2022: The test validity has been extended from two to three years for all intakes in 2022. Commencing in 2023: 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
Commencing in 2022: The test validity has been extended from two to three years for all intakes in 2022. Commencing in 2023: Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT
Commencing in 2022: The test validity has been extended from two to three years for all intakes in 2022. Commencing in 2023: 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.

Fees

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

2023 fees

2023: To Be Announced

Please note Commonwealth supported places (CSP) will not be available for this course from 2022. Students commencing in this course from 2022 will be on a full domestic fee basis. Students who commence this course prior to 2022 in a Commonwealth supported place will remain CSP for the duration of the course.

2023 fees

2023: To Be Announced

2022 fees

2022: $10,800 per year part-time (48 credit points)

Please note Commonwealth supported places (CSP) will not be available for this course from 2022. Students commencing in this course from 2022 will be on a full domestic fee basis. Students who commence this course prior to 2022 in a Commonwealth supported place will remain CSP for the duration of the course.

2022 fees

2022: $14,900 per year part-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.

Find out more about postgraduate course fees

FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

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

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Scholarships

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

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