Credit points


Minimum duration

0.5 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Online

EFTSL value of units : All 10cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a credit point (cp) value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

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

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

  1. have completed a Bachelor degree or equivalent;
  2. be a domestic student; and
  3. not be a current ACU student

Disclaimer :

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Certificate in Teaching, a student must complete:

Total number of credit points: 40 credit points

Breakdown of credit points required to complete the course: 40 credit point of specified units

Any other requirements: Completion of the four units must occur by the end of Professional Term 8

Students are required to follow a pattern of unit enrolment as per prescribed course map. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Progression requirements

Students are required to follow the pattern of unit enrolment set out in the relevant Course Enrolment Guide, unless otherwise approved by the Course Coordinator. In all aspects of progress through the course, students will be advised by the Course Coordinator.

Part A : Specified Units

Complete exactly 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDAR562The Arts Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment (B-12)10Education Studies unit
EDES500Foundations of Development and Learning in Australian Childhood Contexts10Education Studies unit
EDES600Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories, Cultures and Education10Education Studies unit
EDFD546Development and Learning10Education Studies unit
EDFD548Effective Teaching and Professional Practice10Education Studies unit
EDFD604Fostering Positive Behaviour10Education Studies unit
EDFD687Catering for Diversity in the Inclusive Classroom10Education Studies unit
EDST561Science, Inquiry and Sustainability (Birth - 12 Years)10Education Studies unit
EDLA542English and Literacy 1: Reading, Listening and Viewing (Birth - 12 Years)10Education Studies unit
EDMA552Mathematics and Numeracy 1: Number and Algebra with Geometry and Measurement (Birth - 12 Years)10Education Studies unit
ENGL510Reading Literature: Form and Genre10Discipline Studies unit
ENGL511Literature Across Time and Space10Discipline Studies unit
NMBR541Number Development in Mathematics10Discipline Studies unit
NMBR542Geometry and Measurement in Mathematics10Discipline Studies unit
EDAR504The Arts Curriculum10Curriculum Studies unit
EDLA518Primary English Education 110Curriculum Studies unit
EDMA504Mathematics Education 110Curriculum Studies unit
EDPH500Health and Physical Education Curriculum10Curriculum Studies unit
EDSS503Humanities and Social Sciences Education10Curriculum Studies unit
EDST512Science Education10Curriculum Studies unit

Discipline Studies Units are recommended for students who are seeking admission into a postgraduate Initial Teacher Education and require either English and/or Mathematics discipline study.

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