Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching for Higher Education

School of Education

Are you a passionate educator looking to enhance your teaching skills in higher education and adult learning? Or do you want to commence a career as a university teacher? Do you want to know more about curriculum planning, assessment and educational research? Facilitated by the Learning and Teaching Office, this highly-focused program will provide the knowledge and skills to enrich your teaching practices at the tertiary level. It is delivered fully online and as a nested program, the Graduate Certificate is a platform for further study in learning and teaching in higher education up to the Master’s level.

  • Why study this program?

    The Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching for Higher Education is comprised of four courses that reflect current trends in higher education, nationally and internationally. This fully online program provides participants with a practical understanding of how to transform teaching practices such that student learning experiences are rich, meaningful and relevant to their professional pursuits. This program enhances participants’ knowledge of the contemporary adult learner and explores a range of teaching strategies, as well as the use of educational technologies to create engaging curricula experiences. A culture of enquiry and scholarship is promoted whereby participants will be encouraged to examine their practice via an action research project. The program articulates into a Graduate Diploma, as well as a Masters (by coursework or research).

  • Program summary

    • Introduction to Teaching in Higher Education
    • Designing Curriculum for Effective Learning
    • Principles and Practices of Assessment and Evaluation
    • Introduction to the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning  OR Supervising Postgraduate Research

    Full details of the program requirements are contained in the Program Regulations.

  • Entry requirements

    Applicants must have a recognised Bachelor's degree in any discipline.

  • Fees

    For more information and indicative fees please visit the Fees page.

    If you have been displaced in the workforce due to COVID-19 and wish to retrain or upskill in identified national priority areas, you may be eligible for discounted student fees under the Government's Higher Education Relief Package. For further information please visit the Course Seeker website.

  • More information

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