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: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission.

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
EDAR500The Arts Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment (F-6)10Curriculum Studies unit
EDAR560The Arts Curriculum and Pedagogy (B-12)10Curriculum Studies unit
EDEN500Foundations of Literacy and Children's Literature for Early Reading10Curriculum Studies unit
EDEN501English Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110Curriculum Studies unit
EDES500Foundations of Development and Learning in Australian Childhood Contexts10Education Studies unit
EDES600Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories, Cultures and Education10Education Studies unit
EDES601Catering for Diversity in the Inclusive Classroom10Educational Studies unit
EDFD604Fostering Positive Behaviour10Education Studies unit
EDHP500Health and Physical Education Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment (F-6)10Curriculum Studies unit
EDHP560Health, Wellbeing and Physical Education (B-12 Years)10Curriculum Studies unit
EDMA500Foundations of Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy for Children10Curriculum Studies unit
EDSI600Science Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment (F-6)10Curriculum Studies unit
EDSI660Science, Inquiry and Sustainability Education (B-12)10Curriculum Studies unit
EDSS600Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment (F-6)10Curriculum Studies unit
EDSS661Humanities and Social Sciences Education for Children (B-12)10Curriculum Studies unit
EDTE500Technologies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment (F-6)10Curriculum Studies unit
EDTE560Technologies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment (B-12)10Curriculum 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

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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