Graduate Certificate in Education Studies

Macquarie University

This program builds the capacity to make an effective contribution to the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative, evidence-based, solutions to challenges arising from changing educational environments. Students are able specialise in one of three areas: Advanced Practices in Learning and Teaching, ICT in Education, or Leadership. The program will develop skills in three key abilities: to access the most up to date sources of research and scholarship in a specialist area, to analyse and synthesise this sometimes highly technical literature, and to effectively communicate the results to both academic and non-academic audiences. Subjects are designed to refine and enhance knowledge and skills by applying them to authentic problems, tasks, and scenarios. Knowledge management, critical thinking, and communicative capabilities acquired through this degree will serve not only to enhance the educational institution in which students work and the capacities of their professional community, it will also to lay the foundation for their own lifelong learning.

Course Fee:

Australian: $9,840

Entry Requirements:

Australian level 7 bachelor's qualification or recognised equivalent in education; or Australian level 7 qualification or recognised equivalent with 18 months full-time equivalent work experience relevant to the chosen specialisation

Structure:

Minimum number of credit points at 800 level or above - 16.

Subjects you can Study:

Advanced practices in learning and teaching; Educational leadership; ICT in education

Further information:

This course is available part-time for internal and external study in Session 1 and 2.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Ryde No info Yes Online
North Ryde No info Yes Part time 1 year

Macquarie – ranked among the top two per cent of universities in the world – is an institution engaged with the real and often complex problems and opportunities that define our lives.

Since its foundation 54 years ago, Macquarie has aspired to be a different type of university: one that’s focused on fostering collaboration between students, academics, industry and society to advance world-class theoretical thinking and translate it into real-world solutions.

Macquarie is uniquely located in the heart of Australia’s largest high-tech precinct.

With more than 300 leading companies located on or around the Macquarie campus, students are able to tap into industry connections that give them an edge in their future careers. 

Macquarie’s courses ensure students graduate with the skills and experience that employers are looking for – which is why Macquarie is ranked in the top 10 in Australia for graduate employment.

Macquarie’s courses are designed in consultation with industry and focus on practical, ‘real-world’ learning. Such learning is facilitated through unique programs such as the award-winning Global Leadership Program, recognised as Australia’s

flagship tertiary global leadership program; PACE (Professional and Community Engagement), the only program of its kind in Australia that gives students practical, work-integrated experience that’s fully integrated into their course; and one of Australia’s best exchange programs, which allows students to gain academic credit at one of 150 global partners along with job-ready skills before they graduate.

Macquarie’s 126-hectare campus in North Ryde is connected to the Sydney CBD by fast and efficient transport – 20 minutes by car and 30 minutes by train.

Visit us www.mq.edu.au 

 

Macquarie at a glance

* Ranked in the top one per cent of universities in the world

* Five QS stars in teaching, employability, research, facilities, internationalisation, innovation, inclusiveness and specialist criteria

* Ranked among the top 130 universities in the world for employability (QS graduate employability rankings, 2018)

* 10 subjects ranked in top 100 globally (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2018)

* More than 150 partner universities for student exchange in more than 40 countries

* More than 30,000 work placements or community experiences through PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) partnerships

* More than 300 industry partners on campus or in the adjacent high?tech precinct, providing access to internship and job opportunities

* $1 billion invested to create a collaborative campus with world-class facilities and infrastructure

* Located in the heart of Sydney’s fastest-growing region, only 15 kilometres from the Sydney CBD

* Over 184,000 alumni from more than 140 countries

* Australia’s first fully integrated health precinct centred around the on-campus hospital

* One hundred per cent of research activity rated at world standard or above

* Thirty researchers in the top one per cent of scientific authors in the world

 

Provider CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

 

 

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