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Graduate Certificate in Professional Development


40 cp

Minimum duration: 6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at:
Ballarat, Victoria
Brisbane, Queensland
Canberra ,ACT
Melbourne, Victoria
Sydney (Strathfield), NSW
Nationally online (http://www.acu.edu.au/elearning/)

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

  1. a Bachelor degree in education;
  2. a teaching qualification; or
  3. a Bachelor degree (or approved equivalent) in an area other than education.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Graduate Certificate

2.1 To qualify for the Graduate Certificate, a student must complete 40 cp, consisting of:

  1. at least 20 cp from units in a Graduate Certificate or other approved courses in Education offered by this University;
  2. up to 20 cp from units and modules offered by educational institutions/systems, professional associations and other professional development providers and approved by the Course Coordinator.

2.2 In the case of a student undertaking the course in Singapore, a student must complete 40 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDFD448 10 Effective Teaching and Professional Practice
EDFD454 10 Curriculum Literacies
EDMA423 10 Mathematics Teaching and Learning 1
EDMA424 10 Mathematics Teaching and Learning 2
EDSS436 10 Humanities Teaching and Learning 1
EDSS437 10 Humanities Teaching and Learning 2
EDST458 10 Science Teaching and Learning 1
EDST459 10 Science Teaching and Learning 2

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.