Graduate Certificate in Catholic Studies

Available to:
Domestic students only.
Location:
  • Melbourne
  • Online
Duration:

1 year part-time

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This course is for graduate teachers who need accreditation to teach religious education in Catholic schools.

The Graduate Certificate in Catholic Studies specifically meets the religious education requirements set out in the CECV (Catholic Education Commission Victoria) Accreditation Policy.

On completing the course, students will:

  • know and understand the theological concepts fundamental to the Catholic tradition
  • understand the place and use of the scriptures in the Catholic tradition
  • understand the key principles and practices associated with teaching religious education in a Catholic school
  • know and understand the communal, sacramental, liturgical and moral dimensions of the Catholic tradition.

1 year part-time

Campus availability

  • Melbourne (Multi-mode)
  • Online

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).

Deferment

No deferment available.

Credit Points

40

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
Melbourne
  • Semester 1 - February
  • Semester 2 - To be advised
Online
  • Semester 1 - February
  • Semester 2 - To be advised
  • 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 a Bachelor degree or accredited diploma or equivalent.

Domestic Students

This course is for graduate teachers who need accreditation to teach religious education in Catholic schools.

The Graduate Certificate in Catholic Studies specifically meets the religious education requirements set out in the CECV (Catholic Education Commission Victoria) Accreditation Policy.

On completing the course, students will:

  • know and understand the theological concepts fundamental to the Catholic tradition
  • understand the place and use of the scriptures in the Catholic tradition
  • understand the key principles and practices associated with teaching religious education in a Catholic school
  • know and understand the communal, sacramental, liturgical and moral dimensions of the Catholic tradition.

1 year part-time

Important Note on Fees