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Upgrading Courses, Additional Qualifications

INDEX

Postgraduate Courses Admission
Special Admission  

 

The Faculty of Education offers a range of fee-paying courses, designed to allow students to pursue areas of academic and educational interest, leading to the completion of an additional qualification. Different specialties at varying levels are available in different states, and within different campuses in those states. Courses are available at the following levels:

         Graduate Certificate

         Graduate Diploma

         Postgraduate Certificate

         Postgraduate Diploma.

Normally, students who complete a Graduate Certificate are eligible to enrol in the Graduate Diploma which builds on studies completed in the Graduate Certificate program. Similarly, students who complete studies at the Graduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate level will normally be eligible to begin studies at the Masters level which build on achievements in their previous studies. In most circumstances, students may enrol directly into a Graduate Diploma if they wish to do so. In some circumstances, studies at the Graduate Certificate, Postgraduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma level may attract credit into a Masters level course.

Courses are available in the areas of:

         Adult and Community Education

         Catholic Schooling

         Child Protection

         Educational Psychology

         Educational Studies

         Indigenous and Cross-Cultural Education

         Information and Communication Technology

         Mediation and Advocacy

         Middle School Mathematics Education

         Montessori Education

         Orff Music Education

         Professional Development and Education

         Professional Leadership

         Religious Education

         Primary Science Education

         Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

As a result of the revision of the Master of Education course in 2000, students now have the option of enrolling in a Postgraduate Certificate which enables them to study a particular specialisation at the Masters level. For more detail on the range of additional specialisations offered, see the Postgraduate Degrees section of this handbook.


POSTGRADUATE COURSES

Campus

 

Course

Ballarat VIC

Aquinas

         Graduate Certificate in Religious Education

         Graduate Certificate in Science for Primary Teachers1

         Graduate Diploma in Religious Education

Melbourne VIC

St Patrick's

         Graduate Certificate in Education (Educational Psychology) 1

         Graduate Certificate in Internetworking1

         Graduate Certificate in Middle School Mathematics

         Graduate Certificate in Orff Music Education

         Graduate Certificate in Religious Education

         Graduate Certificate in Science for Primary Teachers 1

         Graduate Certificate in TESOL 1

         Graduate Diploma in Education (Orff Music Education)

         Graduate Diploma in Montessori Education 1

         Graduate Diploma in Religious Education

Brisbane QLD

McAuley at Banyo

         Graduate Certificate in Catholic Schooling1

         Graduate Certificate in Professional Development and Education 1

         Graduate Certificate in Religious Education

         Graduate Diploma in Religious Education

Canberra ACT

Signadou

         Graduate Certificate in Religious Education

         Graduate Diploma in Religious Education

Strathfield NSW

Mount Saint Mary

         Bachelor of Education (4th Year upgrade)

         Graduate Certificate in Professional Development and Education 1

         Graduate Certificate in Professional Leadership 1

         Graduate Certificate in Religious Education

         Graduate Certificate in TESOL 1

         Graduate Diploma in Adult and Community Education

         Graduate Diploma in Professional Leadership and Education 1

         Graduate Diploma in Religious Education

         Postgraduate Certificate in Child Protection

         Postgraduate Certificate in Indigenous and Cross-Cultural Education

         Postgraduate Certificate in Mediation and Advocacy 1

 

1 Not offered in 2003

ADMISSION

Normally, applicants must have satisfactorily completed a degree in Education or a degree in an area other than Education and a postgraduate Diploma in Education.

Special Admission

Applicants whose educational qualifications do not satisfy the requirements for admission to a particular course, but who have a sound and sufficient basis for application supported by relevant documentation, may be granted admission to the course if they satisfy special admission criteria determined by the Academic Board.

 

Apply directly to The ACU National Admissions Section at the Brisbane campus. .Refer to the ‘Direct Entry Application