Tertiary and Adult Education

Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education (GradCertTerAdEd)

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This course will enhance your skills and knowledge required for teaching adults in a wide variety of formal and informal settings.

Key details for

  • ATAR

  • Course Code

    • C1025
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 1 year part-time (due to unit availability)
  • CRICOS Code

  • Course Code

    • C1025
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 1 year part-time (due to unit availability)

Course Description

Designed for those interested in the education of adults, the Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education will enhance your skills and knowledge required for teaching adults in a wide variety of formal and informal settings. This course is particularly relevant and valuable for university lecturers and tutors, vocational education and training (VET) teachers and lecturers from public and private Registered Training Organisations (RTOs), nurse educators, adult literacy teachers, community adult educators, human resources and industrial training officers, and professional development personnel. This course is also ideal for those interested in transitioning into education from different disciplines with the goal of progressing toward a higher degree.

Throughout this course you will be introduced to the concepts, theories and practice of adult education, and you will build on your learning through varied elective choice. Upon successful completion of this Graduate Certificate, you may apply for admission to the Graduate Diploma in Education (Tertiary and Adult).

As a graduate of this course you will be eligible to work as a university lecturer or tutor, vocational education and training (VET) teacher or lecturer, nurse educator, adult literacy teacher, community adult educator, human resources and industrial training officer, or professional development personnel.

 

  • Location

    • Perth Campus or external
  • Mid-year Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
  • School

    • School of Education
  • Study Area(s)

Course Structure

Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.

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Special Requirements

There may be a reduction in choice of units if completing this course in the external mode.

Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students

Fees & Scholarships for

At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. Our International Welcome Scholarship therefore offers eligible students between $8,000 and $11,000, depending on the course you study. Find out what other scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Sorry, this course is only available to Australian or New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents, or people who have arrived in Australia under a Humanitarian or Refugee program.

 

Sorry, this course is only available to Australian or New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents, or people who have arrived in Australia under a Humanitarian or Refugee program.

 

 

Your Application Checklist

  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion