Education (International) (GCEI), Postgraduate Certificate

Education (International) (GCEI), Postgraduate Certificate

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    Application Deadline
  • 6 months
University rank #301 (WUR) ,
This is an innovative course encompassing international education, education policy, higher education, vocational education, literacy and language, English language teaching in Asia, educational leadership, Indigenous education and digital technologies and learning.


It is aimed at meeting the professional development needs of education policy makers, practitioners and researchers working across Australia and in the Asia-Pacific region, in areas such as (but not limited to) teacher education, higher education, community development, schooling, education for all and technical and vocational education and training.

This course responds to the need for professional capabilities such as analytical thinking, collaborative learning, project management, and transformative educational practices in global and local settings.

You will be involved in an active self-learning experience that integrates opportunities to blend theory and practice in response to current and future paid and unpaid work contexts. You are encouraged to customise their program to meet personal, organisational and community demands.

Why study with us

  • Full-time and part-time options are available.
  • Study internally at our campus in Darwin.
  • Or you can study online and study anywhere, anytime.

Career opportunities

Graduates can move into professional education careers with a focus on international education.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • The Challenge of Global Learning
  • Research Methodologies in Global Learning
  • Teaching and Learning and Global Learning
  • Assessment and Quality Assurance in Global Learning
  • Leadership in Global Learning
  • Project in Global Learning 1

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 6 months
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • Completed application form
  • Copy of passport showing personal and visa details
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Financial declaration
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Certified copies of all transcripts of results, award certificates, grading systems and English translations, if required
  • Unit outlines if applying for credit transfer
  • HE113 Application for Exemption form if applying for credit transfer
  • Other supporting documentation if applicable

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    10600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10600 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
  • National Applies to you

    3022 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3022 AUD per year and a duration of 6 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

National:$3,022 per 40 credit points

Living costs for Darwin

  • 1493 - 2530 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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