This course introduces educators to the historical background and contemporary world of international education, schools, curriculum and students. It provides a launching pad for future studies in the field and work opportunities.
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- 2 to 3 semesters part-time
If you want to teach or have taught in international schools, or if you want to internationalise your curriculum, this is the course for you. Educators will be introduced to the historical background and contemporary world of international education, schools, curriculum, programs, ideas and students. The course provides a launching pad for future studies in the field and international work opportunities.
The Graduate Certificate is a stand-alone course that examines and critiques a range of international curriculums and provides connections to the organisations that drive these programs. On completion of the Graduate Certificate, the professional development requirements associated with the International Baccalaureate Certificate in Teaching and Learning are met and certification provided.
Students will develop a teaching portfolio as they progress throughout the course and will have opportunities to observe and converse with international school teachers and leaders in the field. The Graduate Certificate also provides a pathway with advanced standing into the Masters by Coursework degree for those interested in furthering their study in the field of international education.
- Perth Campus or external
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- School of Education
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.
Entry requirements for
This course requires field experience in IB schools, meetings with IB teachers and research into IB (for non-IB experienced teachers). The field experience will occur throughout the three units that comprise the certificate. Prior to placement in any school for Professional Experience, it is mandatory that pre-service teachers complete or obtain mandatory requirements accessed via the Professional Experience website: http://www.murdoch.edu.au/School-of-Education/Professional-Experience If field experience is undertaken out of Western Australia, the equivalent criminal record checks and registrations must be obtained.
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.
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