Credit points


Minimum duration

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • ACU Online


To delivered via ACU 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 Graduate Diploma in Design and Technologies Education course, an applicant must have completed an initial teacher education degree or a Bachelor degree with a recognised teaching qualification.

Disclaimer: The course entry requirements above are for 2022 Admission.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Design and Technologies Education, a student must complete any 80 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings (Part A).

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 80 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
TECH500Design Principles10
TECH501Design in Timber 110
TECH503Product Design10
TECH504Electromechanical Technologies10
TECH505Product Design Innovation10
TECH605Engineering Technologies10
EDTE599Design and Technologies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 110
EDTE699Design and Technologies Curriculum, Pedagogy and Assessment 210

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