This course will enhance your skills and knowledge required for teaching adults in a wide variety of formal and informal settings.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 1 year part-time (due to unit availability)
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.
- Perth Campus or external
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- School of Education
- Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education (GradCertTerAdEd)
Each course has a core set of units that must be completed for you to graduate. In addition to these core units you are free to choose other units, called general electives, to create your own course.
Entry requirements for
There may be a reduction in choice of units if completing this course in the external mode.
Fees & Scholarships for Domestic StudentsInternational Students
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.
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.
How to apply as a Domestic StudentInternational Student
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. Applications close at the start of semester on 27 February.
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.Apply
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