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Information relevant to 2003 – Course Details

Graduate Certificate of Education

Abbreviation: GradCertEd

Course code: E5E

Course contact (faculty or school) (03) 6324 3312

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Graduate Certificate of Education – Course Specifications

Introductory comments

All Graduate Certificate units are approved at a post graduate level and may be used toward gaining a Master of Education award. It is possible to earn a Graduate Certificate by successfully completing four of the units in the approved schedule of units offered from the general schedule or to select four required units in one of the specialisations listed after the schedule.

Specialisations are available in Community Education, Online Learning, Inclusive Education, TESOL, LOTE, Arts, Educational Administration, Tertiary Teaching, Arts Education, Gender, Cross-Cultural Educational Issues, Classroom Management, Studies in Asia for Teachers and Mathematics Education.

Admission & prerequisites

This course is available to graduates in Education, graduates in other disciplines with a Diploma of Education or Bachelor of Teaching or to those holding equivalent qualifications. This certificate is intended to enable competent, experienced professionals to broaden, deepened, update and integrate knowledge of their specialised area of interest and expertise. Both the coursework and written assignments or projects undertaken by the student should thus reflect this specialisation. For this reason there is a wide variety of coursework units available, with general areas of specialisation ranging from Administration to Mathematics Education, from Inclusive Education to Arts in Education, from Teaching English as a Second Language to Adult Learning and University Teaching, from Online Learning to LOTE.

Note: The following information is NOT included in the printed edition of the Course and Unit Handbook

Additional Information

The following information answers some frequently asked questions.
Note, however, details should be confirmed with the appropriate authority

Responsible faculty or school | Faculty of Education

Campus(es) offered | Hobart | Launceston

Mode of delivery | Full time | Part time | Distance Education | contact ph 6226 7478

Course duration | .5 years minimum (1 semester)ì | 1.5 years maximum (3 semesters)

Costs (course fees only – annual) | HECS: NO | Australian residents: $825 per 12.5% unit

Approximate student-staff contact hours | by negotiation

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