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International Graduate Certificate in Education

(Karachi, Pakistan only)


140 cp

Course available at: Notre Dame Institute of Education, Karachi Pakistan

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 gain entry to the Graduate Certificate a person must apply for admission and be offered a place in the course2. Candidates must:

  1. have completed:
    1. a Bachelor degree in Arts, Science or Commerce;
    2. the equivalent of 2 years of substantial study in the area in which students will undertake curricular and method studies;
  2. demonstrate competence in English3, 4.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Graduate Certificate

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate, a student must complete 140 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 60 cp from Professional Studies;
  2. 60 cp from Curriculum Studies, including
    1. 20 cp from Core units; and
    2. 40 cp from Electives;
  3. 20 cp from Professional Practice.


Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Professional Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDCU502 10 Curriculum and Instruction
EDFD506 10 Evaluation and Measurement
EDFD507 10 Human Development in Educational Settings
EDFD508 10 Perspectives of Education in Pakistan
EDFD509 10 School Organisation and Management
EDFD510 10 Educational Sociology

Curriculum Studies

Core Unit

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDFD511 20 Classroom Teaching and Management


Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDLA514 20 English Curriculum Studies
EDMA502 20 Mathematics Curriculum Studies
EDSS501 20 Pakistan Curriculum Studies
EDSS502 20 Commerce Curriculum Studies
EDST503 20 General Science Curriculum Studies
EDST505 20 Chemistry Curriculum Studies
EDST506 20 Physics Curriculum Studies
EDST507 20 Biology Curriculum Studies
EDST513 20 Computer Curriculum Studies

Professional Practice

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
EDFX500 10 Professional Practice A
EDFX501 10 Professional Practice B

1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2Religious belief is not a criterion for entry.
3Students may be required to undertake an extensive English language course to reach an appropriate standard of competence.
4Applicants whose educational qualifications do not satisfy these requirements may be considered for special entry, on the basis of documented evidence, acceptable to the Board of Notre Dame Institute of Education, that they have sound and sufficient basis for application.