Graduate Certificate in Religious Education
School of Education, Fremantle Campus
Designed to be completed in six months of full-time study, our Graduate Certificate in Religious Education is a special program designed for qualified teachers who wish to upgrade their religious education skills and qualifications. Tuition is delivered via a series of face-to-face classes and online. You are required to complete two compulsory courses in Theology and Religious Education and two electives from a wide range of courses.
Why study this degree
Are you passionate about educating young minds? Do you love sharing your knowledge and enthusiasm for the Catholic faith? If so, the Graduate Certificate in Religious Education from Notre Dame is the ideal degree for you. Upon the successful completion of this program you can apply for a Master of Education (Religious Education).
Using a combination of face-to-face classes and online tuition, this program covers topics such as Christology, the Mystery of Christ, Church and Sacraments and Critical Issues in Religious Education. You are expected to attend our Fremantle Campus for 26 hours each week during the program, while the online classes can be completed in four hours per week.
At Notre Dame, we are proud of our postgraduate by coursework offerings and caring community atmosphere. You can expect to receive a uniquely personal approach to teaching as you learn from education specialists who are truly passionate about their profession.
- Christology OR Mystery of Christ 4: Church and Sacraments
- Critical Issues in Religious Education 1 OR Critical Issues in Religious Education 2
- Two Religious Education Electives
You may commence their studies in the Summer Term (January), in Semester 1 (February) or April Intensive, in Winter Term (July), in Semester 2 (July) or October Intensive, subject to course availability.
Full details of the program requirements are contained in the Program Regulations.
- Hold the equivalent of a four year teaching qualification;
- Have a GPA of at least 2.5 or higher; and
- Have at least three years of professional experience.
More information can be found at the Fees page.