Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education - CG68
Study the Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education and promote your professional development in your current role as a tertiary educator. The course is work-based and promotes a balance between theory and practice, which enables you to enhance your learning and teaching practices.
With fee savings available to eligible students, now is the perfect time to upskill and advance your career. This course offers Commonwealth supported places which means that eligible students will pay a reduced student contribution fee.
2 years part-time
The aim of this course is to promote the professional development of educators in tertiary education. You will examine the role of the educator, and the knowledge, skills and dispositions required for effective teaching and student learning. Continuous improvement in learning and teaching practices is a critical focus of the course, by promoting reflective practice, innovation, scholarship and research.
Commonwealth supported places
With Commonwealth Supported Places available for eligible students, you can enjoy the substantial discount available on full fees for the Graduate Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education. Refer to the fees section for more information.
|Core Units||4||Major Units||None|
Course structureYou are required to complete a total of four core units.
Unit informationFor information on the units, you could study as part of this course, visit the Handbook and select the "Course Structure" tab.
Credit transfer informationIf you have already completed study relevant to the course you have enrolled in, you may be eligible for credit transfer.
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|Term 1 - 2023||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2023||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2022||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2023||Available Online|
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must demonstrate one of the following:
- A completed Bachelor degree from an Australian university or college or equivalent; and
- A minimum of one year professional experience in the vocational or higher education industry; or professional experience in the facilitation of the learning of others for example Nurse Educators, Defence.
- A Trade or Diploma qualification; with evidence of 3-5 years relevant post-qualification work experience*; and
- A Certificate IV in Training and Assessment latest upgrade; and
- Evidence of 3-5 years vocational or higher education level teaching or successful completion of one year Beginning Vocational Teacher Program (employees of CQUniversity only).
*Relevant work experience must include employment that is specific to your completed trade or diploma qualification.
Work experience must be presented on a company letterhead and be signed and dated by a delegated authority.
Please ensure that the letter contains your position title, duties performed and length of service.
English Language Proficiency Requirements
If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.
Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:
- ·A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
- An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
- Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0 completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.
If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve
the following scores :
- An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
- Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46; or
- An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.
English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.
International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.
Each student will be assessed individually.
Security RequirementsNot applicable
Health RequirementsNot applicable
As a successful graduate of the course, you will build on your understanding of contemporary educational issues and practices in tertiary education and how these may be applied within your particular contexts. The course is work-based and promotes a balance between theory and practice, which enables you to enhance your learning and teaching practices and contribute to your ongoing professional development as a tertiary educator.
|2022 Indicative Fees|
|Commonwealth Supported Place – Indicative First Year Fee||$1,992.00|
|Domestic Full Fee Paying – Indicative First Year Fee||$10,812.00|
The indicative first year fee is an approximate cost of enrolling in four units in one academic year. Your actual fees may vary, depending on the units that you select to study and the number of units you study per term. You can view unit fees in the Cost Per Unit table. Fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
Student Amenities Fee
You will also incur a Student Services and Amenities Fee.
Other study costs
While your tuition fees are one part of your study costs, there may be other costs associated with your studies. This can include costs associated with travel for residential schools or work placements if they are a requirement of your course, or the costs for textbooks, stationery, uniforms, safety equipment and other sundry study items.
To find out more about fees, including eligibility requirements for Commonwealth Supported Places and information about HECS and FEE-Help Loan Schemes, visit our fee information for degree-level students webpage.
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Our scholarships could help you pay for things like relocation, living on campus, laptops and technology, childcare, study and living expenses, travel and more.
If you have decided what you would like to study and are ready to apply, we’re here to help you along the way. Before you apply, you will need to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not have a USI, creating one is quick and easy. Simply visit usi.gov.au to create one.
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.
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