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    Graduate Certificate in Educational Neuroscience
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    Graduate Certificate in Educational Neuroscience

    CQUniversity Australia

    CQUniversity Australia

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    Australia, Rockhampton

    University RankQS Ranking
    589

    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Graduate Certificate

    Study Type

    Full Time

    Delivery

    Online

    Campuses

    Online

    Program Language

    English

    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake DeadlinesJanuary-2025 31-Dec-2025
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    Duration 0.5 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 6,888  / year
    Apply Date 31-Dec-2025
    Next Intake January-2025

    Graduate Certificate in Educational Neuroscience

    About

    Ideal for those who are involved in education whether as a teacher, an academic, a psychologist or a social worker – convert your interest in cutting-edge neuroscientific evidence to immediately inform and improve practice in brain-friendly ways.

     

    Throughout your studies, you will discover the importance of neuroscience in education and develop contemporary insights into the brain that will enhance your ability to optimise student learning experiences that will improve both their achievements and wellness – and yours.

    You will learn about the brain’s neuroplasticity and how to use that to improve learning and memory through brain-friendly strategies and neuroeducation. Using a growth mindset, you will learn about neuromyths, neuroleadership strategies to lead teams, and research in educational neuroscience, which will greatly enhance your professional practice. Educational Neuroscience is fundamental in our new and emerging landscape in education requiring brain-based strategies that really work.

    As you study this course, you will also be able to immediately apply what you have learned to your workplace making it an excellent option for professional development with both short and long-term outcomes for learners.

    In addition, this course is offered by flexible online delivery via our Be Different platform, where you set your own pace, and units have been designed to be broken into smaller professional development modules of 10 to 50 hours each, so you'll find that this course truly fits around your life.

    The flexible course structure allows you to pathway into the Master of Educational Neuroscience with credit for four units.

    BE DIFFERENT LEARNING PLATFORM
    Ideal for the busy, self-motivated learner, this course is hosted entirely online and structured so that you can choose when you study. This course is designed for you to access course content on any device with internet access.

    Unit content is divided into modules which are then broken down into smaller bite-sized learning activities so you’re able to fit study around your commitments and lifestyle. Complete modules on the bus, during your lunch hour, or in the doctor’s waiting room.

    With no need to buy textbooks or additional content, and everything you need available on the Be Different platform and internet, you can be completing your studies anywhere.

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    CQUniversity offers a range of postgraduate courses to continually support your professional development and equip you with knowledge of contemporary education practices well into your career.

    If you are looking to widen your skillset and harness the power of positive psychology in the classroom, our courses in Positive Psychology may interest you, while our courses in Educational Leadership are the perfect option if you want to advance your career and pursue educational leadership roles. Our courses in each of these areas are delivered via our hyperflexible, online learning platform Be Different and offer completely self-paced study options — benefit from no term constraints or assessment deadlines.

    Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must hold one of the following:

    • A completed Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) equivalent Bachelor degree or higher equivalent qualification; OR
    • A completed and recognised AQF comparable Diploma level qualification with a minimum of 3 years of professional experience in the facilitation of learning of others; OR
    • A minimum of 5 years professional experience in the facilitation of learning of others.

    Applicants who hold relevant qualifications with extensive employment experience in an educational setting will be referred to the Head of Course for consideration of admission.

    Employment experience must be shown on a letter of employment which is presented on company letterhead as well as signed and dated by a delegated authority. The letter must contain position title, duties performed and length of service.

    English Language Proficiency Requirements:

    If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America, you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University. Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion of:

    • A secondary qualification (Year 11 and 12, or equivalent), or
    • An Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) diploma level qualification, or
    • Bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years full time with a minimum overall GPA 4.0

    completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

    If you do not satisfy any of the above, you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores:

    • An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.0 with a minimum 5.5 in each subset; or
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) - Requires 550 or better overall and minimum TWE score of 4.5 (Paper Based Test), or 75 or better overall and no score less than 17 (Internet Based Test); or
    • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) - Requires an overall score of 54 with no sub-score less than 46: or
    • An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

    English test results remain valid for no more than two years between the final examination date and the date of commencement of the study and must appear on a single result certificate.

    International Students should visit http://www.cqu.edu.au/international for further information.

    Each student will be assessed individually.

    English Program Requirements

    If you don’t meet our English language entry requirements and need to improve your English language proficiency, you can do so through our approved English Language Instruction Course for Overseas Students (ELICOS) providers. This means that you can attend the required English language tuition at approved ELICOS providers and gain direct entry into university without an IELTS or TOEFL test.

    Career

    Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting, you will have made the first steps on the way to a successful accounting career. To continue your studies towards qualifying as an accountant, you will need to enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Professional Accounting.

    Fee Information

    +estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load


    Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
    Scholarships and financial aid available if eligible

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 6,888 

    How to Apply

    • Select your course
    • Check entry requirements.
    • Check your eligibility for credit.
    • Apply online
    • Obtain certified documents.
    • Submit your application and documents.
    CQUniversity Australia

    Graduate Certificate in Educational Neuroscience

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    Rockhampton

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