6 months
29000 AUD/full
20000 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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Suitable for a range of education professionals, the Graduate Certificate in Education from University of Canberra will teach you how to implement learning and development initiatives within government divisions or in your relevant industry. You will study the theoretical approaches behind good leadership and deepen your knowledge of educational practices at a local, national and global level.  

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This flexible course can be studied either full-time or part-time, with units presented via a range of different format options, including online and face to face across flexible, intensive and on-campus delivery modes, to help you balance study with your other commitments. 

You will graduate ready to succeed in your future field, whether that is educational leadership, training and career development, a role in the workplace learning sector, further postgraduate study in education, or beyond.

Study a Graduate Certificate in Education at University of Canberra and you will:

  • explore major adult learning and general pedagogy 
  • be able to implement education, learning and development programs to enhance the leadership and program initiatives within government or in your industry
  • acquire the skills to appreciate ‘nexus points’ between pedagogical theories and educational practices at local, national and global levels.

Career opportunities

  • Principal
  • Deputy principal
  • Head of department
  • Executive teacher
  • Curriculum developer
  • Year adviser
  • Student adviser
  • Education adviser

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educating Globally
  • Reflection on Educational Practice
  • Academic Writing and Research Skills
  • Intercultural Academic Communication 
  • Educational Leadership and Change 
  • Education Research Perspectives  
  • Educating for Sustainable Worlds  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a four-year undergraduate degree in education or a three-year undergraduate degree plus a one-year graduate diploma in education, and in either case a minimum of three years professional experience in an educational context or equivalent as approved by the University.
CRICOS Code: 090072E  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    20000 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • The indicative CSP Student Contribution Amount for this course is $3,985

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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