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 .

An applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent.  Work Experience may be considered subject to successful assessment.

Applicants who have completed Secondary Schooling outside Australia must successfully complete the ACU English test.

Applicants may be subject to an Interview to determine eligibility 

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website or the ACU Website for future years' entry requirements.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Undergraduate Certificate in Educational Studies, a student must complete 40 credit points from the Schedule of Unit Offerings.

Other requirements

Completion of the four units must occur after 6 months of commencement.

Progression requirements

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.

Part A : Specified Units

Complete exactly 40 of the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDEN100Foundations of Literacy10
EDEN102Children's Literature for Early Reading10
EDES100Understanding Learning and Teaching10
EDES101Educational Thought10
EDES103Understanding Learners and Their Contexts10
EDES104Digital Cultures and Capabilities10
EDES105Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledges, Histories and Cultures10
EDMA163Exploring Mathematics and Numeracy10
EDSI168Science, Inquiry and Sustainability10
EDEC100Health, Family and Young Learner Wellbeing in the Early Years10

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