To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed:
Year 12 with the ACU minimum eligibility rank for Diploma programs; or
Entry via an alternative pathway as approved for ACU; or
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants may be selected following an interview with the course coordinator and staff of the campus Indigenous Higher Education Unit. An applicant should have:
Minimum of three years’ work experience; or
Year 12 or equivalent; or
Relevant tertiary study skills or successful completion of a Tertiary Communication Skills program.
*Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2020 Admission.
2. Requirements for Completion of the Diploma
To qualify for the Diploma, a student must complete 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.
Units studied in the Diploma, other than the foundation requirements, can be used for credit in the relevant Initial Teacher Education (ITE) course.
3. Progression Requirements
Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.
4. Exit Point
A student who has completed 40 credit points from units prescribed for the Diploma in Educational Studies (Tertiary Preparation) may exit with the Non-Award Certificate in Educational Studies.