Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4; or

Two years full-time work experience in a professional capacity in a relevant or comparable education setting.

Relevant work experience is defined as significant and substantive experience in educational settings such as schools, higher education institutions, service delivery agencies or government agencies working with children, adolescents or adults, in roles related to teaching, program/curriculum development, assessment, educational leadership, alternative education, or senior administration.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

Apply Online

Enquiries for Australian students

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Email: hass@uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 1333

Web:

Duration

Half Year full-time

Commencing 2017

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

External, Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4; or

Two years full-time work experience in a professional capacity in a relevant or comparable education setting.

Relevant work experience is defined as significant and substantive experience in educational settings such as schools, higher education institutions, service delivery agencies or government agencies working with children, adolescents or adults, in roles related to teaching, program/curriculum development, assessment, educational leadership, alternative education, or senior administration.

CRICOS Code: 061819G

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

Apply Online

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies?

This program provides advanced professionally orientated coursework designed for practising teachers, administrators, and other educational professionals, or for professionals in other areas wishing to gain expertise in education.

International students may undertake the program but will not be eligible for a field of study as the sequence of courses required for each field can only be taken on a part-time basis.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4; or

Two years full-time work experience in a professional capacity in a relevant or comparable education setting.

Relevant work experience is defined as significant and substantive experience in educational settings such as schools, higher education institutions, service delivery agencies or government agencies working with children, adolescents or adults, in roles related to teaching, program/curriculum development, assessment, educational leadership, alternative education, or senior administration.

How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Approved degree in any discipline with a GPA of 4; or

Two years full-time work experience in a professional capacity in a relevant or comparable education setting.

Relevant work experience is defined as significant and substantive experience in educational settings such as schools, higher education institutions, service delivery agencies or government agencies working with children, adolescents or adults, in roles related to teaching, program/curriculum development, assessment, educational leadership, alternative education, or senior administration.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 061819G

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.

Apply Online

Closing date

To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

To commence study in summer - October 31 of the year of enrolment.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2017 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Senior First Aid Certificate (including CPR) (approx $155)
  • Students are responsible for the cost of transportation and accommodation to attend residential schools or practicals.

What you can do with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies

Careers

The Graduate Certificate in Education provides for the professional development needs of educational professionals. This program is useful for enhancing the promotional prospects of graduates.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain 8 units from the MEdSt List. 8 units is the minimum requirement for an approved field. Refer to the GCEdSt Rules for further information.

Please note that not all fields of study in the Masters of Educational Studies are available in the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies program.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies.

Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies