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Graduate Certificate in Religious Education - CV76

Study the Graduate Certificate in Religious Education to secure full accreditation to teach in an Australian Catholic school. As a graduate of this course, you will meet the eligibility criteria for permanent employment in the sector with a recognised qualification for teaching religious education.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Online

UNITS/CREDITS

4/24

DURATION

0.5 years full-time, 1 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Online

The Graduate Certificate in Religious Education develops the professional knowledge, practice and identity of teachers as educators in religion and religious practices and as significant partners of Christian faith communities in Catholic schools.

Taught by content experts from the Rockhampton Diocese of Catholic Education, the course has broad applicability for current or aspiring teachers who wish to enhance their knowledge of Christian belief systems and rituals for the purpose of teaching in religiously affiliated schools.

Units in this course have a practical focus with strong relevance to the professional roles of teachers in Catholic schools in Australia.

Core Units 4 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

COURSE STRUCTURE
You are required to complete four core units. The units in this course satisfy the requirements of the Catholic Education system in the Diocese of Rockhampton for full accreditation to teach in Catholic schools. Recognition of accreditation applies in all Australian Diocese of Catholic Education.

UNIT INFORMATION
For information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.

CREDIT TRANSFER INFORMATION
If you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.

FLEXIBLE STUDY OPTIONS
A pioneer in online study, CQUniversity has more than two decades of experience providing high quality online learning experiences across the country. We understand the demands of juggling study with work, family and everyday life, and are committed to delivering exceptional virtual experiences that allow you to study when and how it suits you. 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CQUniversity offers a range of postgraduate courses to continually support your professional development and equip you with knowledge of contemporary education practices well into your career.

CQUni's Diploma of Secondary School Teaching is designed specifically for registered teachers to qualify in a new teaching area or improve knowledge in a current teaching area. For primary school teachers, the Diploma of Secondary Teaching also allows you to transition to secondary school. 

Ideal for the education professional, our postgraduate courses in Educational Neuroscience will enhance your expertise and focus on creating and maintaining optimal learning environments that are brain-friendly to maximise learning and wellness. Or if you are looking to widen your skillset and harness the power of positive psychology in the classroom, our courses in Positive Psychology may interest you. Our courses in Educational Leadership are the perfect option if you want to advance your career and pursue educational leadership roles. Our courses in each of these areas are delivered via our hyperflexible, online learning platform Be Different and offer completely self-paced study options - benefit from no term constraints or assessment deadlines.

Our Graduate Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education will prepare you for effective teaching and student learning in adult education. The course covers topics in tertiary education and offers choice of higher education and vocational education elective streams.

Online Availability

Term 1 - 2022Available Online
Term 2 - 2022Available Online
Majors and minors are not applicable to this course.
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

Prospective students must have successfully completed an accredited initial teacher education course offered by an Australian university or an initial teacher education course recognised for the purposes of eligibility for teacher registration in an Australian state or territory.

Security Requirements

No information available at this time.

Health Requirements

No information available at this time.

Assumed Knowledge

No information available at this time.

As a graduate of the course, you are eligible for accreditation to teach religion in a Catholic school which is a condition for permanent employment within the sector. The award has general applicability for employment in schools affiliated with Christian religious traditions. Completion of the course creates opportunities for articulation into Masters courses to pursue particular research interests.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee Category Full fee paying place
What is a Full Fee Paying Place As a full fee-paying student, you are required to pay full tuition fees for your course.
Fee Type Tuition Fees
What is my tuition fee?

Your tuition fees are charged per unit of study based on the credit point value of each unit. Our Tuition Fee Schedules provide an estimate of fees per unit. You can also view fees specific to the course, and units, you are interested in studying by using our Cost Per Unit table.

FEE-HELP and payment options

FEE-HELP is the loan scheme provided the Australian Government to help eligible students pay their tuition fees through a loan. Eligible students can use a FEE-HELP loan to pay for all or some of their tuition fees. If you elect to use a FEE-HELP loan, this means that you will defer payment of your tuition fees and repay your FEE-HELP loan when your income is above the compulsory repayment threshold.

You must meet specific eligibility requirements to be able to use FEE-HELP assistance. If you are not eligible for a FEE-HELP loan, or you are required to pay your tuition fees upfront, you will need to pay your fees no later than the census date for the term in which you are studying.

Other Fees You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.
Other study costs You may have other study costs such as travel expenses related to residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course. There are also textbooks, stationery and other sundry costs associated with studying.

At CQUniversity, we believe University should be for everyone. No matter your situation, we know that everyone needs a helping hand from time to time and are proud to offer a wide range of scholarships and awards programs.
Our scholarships could help you pay for some or all of your course fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.

If you have decided what you would like to study and are ready to apply, we’re here to help you along the way.

Want to know more about application dates and other admission information?
View our important dates information and read about other admission considerations such as information for domestic students with overseas qualifications, indigenous support, and elite athlete, coach and performer support.

What’s the best way to apply?

  • Option 1: Ideal for Western Australian residents or those who want to study in Western Australia.
  • Option 2: Ideal for all other states.

OPTION 1: WESTERN AUSTRALIAN RESIDENTS AND THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO STUDY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, APPLY VIA APPLYCQUNI

If you live in Western Australia or are planning to study in Western Australia, apply via our ApplyCQUni portal.

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OPTION 2: IDEAL IF YOU LIVE IN ANY OF THE STATES LISTED BELOW, APPLY DIRECTLY TO CQUNIVERSITY

If you live in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory or Tasmania, submit your application directly to CQUniversity.

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