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 full-time or part-time equivalent
Designed for those interested in the education of adults, the Graduate Diploma in Tertiary and Workplace Education will enhance your skills and knowledge required for teaching adults in a wide variety of formal and informal settings. This formal qualification 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) or Higher Education Institutions, nurse educators, adult literacy teachers, community adult educators, human resources and industrial training consultants, professional development personnel and consultants, and curriculum and resource developers working in adult learning contexts. This course is also ideal for those interested in transitioning into education from different disciplines with the goal of progressing toward a higher degree by research.
Throughout this course you will develop a solid grounding in the concepts, theories and practice of adult education, and you will build on your own specific areas of interest through varied elective choice.
If you have a Bachelor (undergraduate) degree, but it is not in Education, you can do the Graduate Diploma of Tertiary and Workplace Education as a pathway into the Masters of Education (coursework).
This course provides development for the professional role of a lecturer, adult educator, facilitator, professional development facilitator, instructor or professional trainer.
- Perth Campus or external
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Education
- Graduate Diploma in Education (GradDipEd)
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.
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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.
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