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Graduate Certificate of Education (Global Learning)

2018

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Overview
Location
Satac Codes
Casuarina Campus
1GC533
External Studies
1GC533
Course Duration
Full-time
0.5 year/s
Part-time
1 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
International
Semester 1
Semester 2
CDU Reference
CRICOS codes
096357K
CDU Course Code

UEDI01

Award
Graduate Certificate of Education (Global Learning)
Faculty/College
College of Education
Sector
HE
Area of study
Education

The Graduate Certificate of Education (Global Learning) is a diverse and innovative course covering international education, education policy, higher education, vocational education, literacy and language, English language teaching in Asia, educational leadership, Indigenous education and digital technologies and learning.

This course aims to meet the professional development needs of education policymakers, practitioners, school teachers and principals, and researchers working across Australia and in the Asia-Pacific region, in areas such as (but not limited to):

  • teacher education
  • higher education
  • community development
  • schooling
  • educators interested in digital learning futures
  • education for all
  • technical and vocational education and training
  • adult education.

It also includes pathways to teacher and principal training.

During this course, you will further strengthen your analytical thinking, collaborative learning, project management, and transformative practice skills in local and global settings.

You are also encouraged to apply what you learn in practical contexts during your studies building real-world experience.

Admission requirements

Successful completion of:
a) a recognised four-year degree in a field related to education; or
b) a recognised three-year degree plus a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Honours degree of which at least one must be in a field related to education; or
c) a qualification or qualifications and professional experience deemed as being equivalent to the above.
All applicants must have a minimum of one-year workplace experience in an occupation related to the field of education.

Domestic applications

All applications for this course are submitted through SATAC.

Course fees

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments, Tuition Fee and 2018 HE Units and Fees.
 

International full fees

International course fees are provided on the International Office Fee Schedule: www.cdu.edu.au/international/future-students/courses.

International applications

English Language Requirements for International Students

For detail on English Language Entry Requirements please read the entry requirements provided for International students.

How to Apply

International applicants apply directly to CDU and should refer to the information provided for International future students Apply.

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities as education policymakers, practitioners, school teachers and Principals, and researchers working across Australia and in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

    Campus notes

    This course was previously named Graduate Certificate of Education (International)

    This is a Full Fee course.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This course uses an innovative delivery strategy, which includes combinations of online learning, seminars, conferences and intensive courses to deliver subject matter to students. Students will have options for systematic investigation of core issues through two core units that provide the framework for the course as well as project work to address their organisational or community based contexts.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Core Units
(1 units)
10cp Compulsory Core units totalling 10 credit points as detailed below.

EMG505 Research Methodologies in Global Learning
 

Specialist Electives
(2-3 units)
30cp Specialist Elective units totalling 30 credit points as detailed below.

EMG501 The Challenge of Global Learning
EMG502 Teaching and Learning and Global Learning
EMG503 Assessment and Quality Assurance in Global Learning
EMG504 Leadership in Global Learning
EMG506 Project in Global Learning 1
EMG507 Project in Global Learning 2
EMG508 Project in Global Learning 3
EMG609 Internship in Global Learning (20cp)
EMG820 Thesis in Global Learning #20 (20cp)
DLF511 Hacking the Matrix: Video Games, Cyber Security and the Digital Paradigm
DLF512 Digital Technologies: Aid and Development (only available externally)
DLF513 Digital Technologies: Re/making Digital Cultures Through Curricula and Assessment
DLF514 Digital Technologies: Education, Apps and Mobile Devices
DLF515 Digital Technologies: Languages, Literacy and Data Literacy
 

  40cp Total Credit Points

Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Graduate Certificate AQF Level 8 course award.
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.

Study plan

Students commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
EMG505 Research Methodologies in Global Learning CO    
Specialist Elective 1 SE    
Specialist Elective 2 SE    
Specialist Elecitve 3 SE    

Students commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    EMG505 Research Methodologies in Global Learning CO
    Specialist Elective 1 SE
    Specialist Elective 2 SE
    Specialist Elecitve 3 SE

Note:  Students who are enrolled in one of the following units can be considered taking both Specialist Elective 1 and Specialist Elective 2.

EMG609 Internship in Global Learning (20cp)
EMG820 Thesis in Global Learning #20 (20cp)
EGC511 Gifted and Talented Education (20cp)
EGC512 Indigenous Education Leadership (20cp)
EGC513 Leading Teaching (20cp)
 

Everything you need to get started

How to apply for domestic students

Applications for postgraduate courses at CDU are submitted through SATAC.

 

The application process is simple and can be completed online.

 

To help you out, we've put together an easy to follow step-by-step guide on how to apply.

Admission requirements for domestic students

Before applying, you may want to check if you meet the admission requirements for studying with CDU.

 

CDU has many pathways to study, so don't worry if you don't meet the admission requirements right now. There is a study pathway to get you started on your journey.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

Are you applying as an International Student?

Everything you need to know to apply

How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from the Australian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

Are you applying as a Domestic Student?

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