Certificate in Educational Studies

Only available to cohorts by special arrangement.



This course is not available for domestic application for 2017. Please revisit this page in August 2017 for 2018 availability.

Available to:
Domestic students only.
Location:
  • Ballarat
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
  • Melbourne
  • North Sydney
  • Strathfield
Duration:

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

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This non-award course is only available to cohorts by special arrangement. It provides an introduction to tertiary education and also provides access to educational pathways and award courses.

This course includes foundation units as well as units from early childhood, primary and secondary Initial Teacher Education (ITE) courses. Units studied in the Certificate, other than the foundation requirements, can be used for credit in the relevant ITE course.

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

Campus availability

  • Ballarat (Attendance) - (Application not available)
  • Brisbane (Attendance) - (Application not available)
  • Canberra (Attendance) - (Application not available)
  • Melbourne (Attendance) - (Application not available)
  • North Sydney (Attendance) - (Application not available)
  • Strathfield (Attendance) - (Application not available)

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

Only available to cohorts by special arrangement.

Deferment

No deferment available.

Credit Points

40

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
Ballarat
  • Semester 1 - Not on offer
  • Semester 2 - Not on offer
Brisbane
  • Semester 1 - Not on offer
  • Semester 2 - Not on offer
Canberra
  • Semester 1 - Not on offer
  • Semester 2 - Not on offer
Melbourne
  • Semester 1 - Not on offer
  • Semester 2 - Not on offer
North Sydney
  • Semester 1 - Not on offer
  • Semester 2 - Not on offer
Strathfield
  • Semester 1 - Not on offer
  • Semester 2 - Not on offer
  • Average first year fee: $7720 Fee-Paying (indicative only)
Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed:

  1. Year 12 with the ACU minimum eligibility rank for Certificate programs; or
  2. Entry via an alternative pathway as approved for ACU


This course is not available for domestic application for 2017. Please revisit this page in August 2017 for 2018 availability.

Overall score of 6.0. Individual score of 5.5 in all tests.

Domestic Students

This non-award course is only available to cohorts by special arrangement. It provides an introduction to tertiary education and also provides access to educational pathways and award courses.

This course includes foundation units as well as units from early childhood, primary and secondary Initial Teacher Education (ITE) courses. Units studied in the Certificate, other than the foundation requirements, can be used for credit in the relevant ITE course.

6 months full-time or equivalent part-time.

Only available to cohorts by special arrangement.

Important Note on Fees