40 credit points
Duration 6 months full-time or equivalent part-time
at Ballarat Campus Vic (Aquinas)
The course is designed to provide basic certification requirements for teachers who wish to be involved in Religious Education. It aims to assist teachers in primary or secondary schools to gain fundamental knowledge, skills and competencies needed for Religious Education.
who complete the Graduate Certificate can continue into the Graduate Diploma
course if they wish to extend their professional qualifications. This
course is also intended to provide the necessary specialisation in religious
education for entry to the Master of Religious Education course for those
students with four years of tertiary study in Education which do not include
substantial successful study in Religious Education at the fourth year
Mode of Offering
Full-time or part-time. Offered in a variety of modes including on campus, vacation/ weekend schools, distance education in print based and electronic (on-line) formats. In addition to the various modes of face-to-face teaching for the delivery of all the courses, both the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma are available in print-based distance education format. (Only some Theology units are currently fully on-line).
Capital Territory and New South Wales
applications are available at www.uac.edu.au. Go to the postgraduate section
then click on the Apply-by-Web under Login Access and follow the instructions
provided. Application Forms (Form PG) and instructions are also available
from the Student Centre or UAC. Applications through UAC do not require
academic records as they are available electronically.
may choose to study in mixed mode, that is, on-campus and online. A student
who is currently enrolled in a course on-campus and who elects to study
some online units should not reapply through ACUweb for admission to the
same course. However, students must apply through ACUweb to enrol in,
and to withdraw from, their online units of study.
must have satisfactorily completed a three-year post-secondary degree
or diploma course or equivalent.
Unit offerings will vary subject to
student demand and lecturer availability.
Requirements for Completion of Award
completion of 4 units.