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    Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education

    Murdoch University

    Murdoch University


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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Graduate Certificate

    Study Type

    Part Time


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    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines29-Jul-2024
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    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 30,555  / year
    Next Intake 29-Jul-2024

    Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education


    This course could suit you if you're interested in transitioning to education from another discipline or already working in an adult learning context and wanting to expand your skills. For example, you might be working or aspiring to work as a lecturer, adult educator, facilitator, professional development facilitator, instructor or professional trainer.

    You'll explore the concepts, theories and practice of adult education and build on your own areas of interest through your choice of electives, such as Cultural Diversity in the Workplace and the Community, Curriculum Development for Practitioners and Practical Methods of Instruction.

    3 reasons to study a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education at Murdoch

    1. Be mentored by our experienced teaching professionals who are here to support you in becoming a confident, creative and flexible educator.
    2. Choose full-time, part-time, on-campus or online options to help you fit study into your working life. If you're an international student, you'll need to study full-time to meet your visa requirements.
    3. Most of our classes take place after work hours during the week, starting after 4.30pm.

    What you'll learn

    • Facilitating lifelong learning
    • Dynamics of cultural diversity in the workplace and the community
    • Curriculum development for practitioners
    • Practical methods of instruction

    Your future career

    Graduates of this course have gone on to become:

    • University Lecturers
    • Vocational Education and Training (VET) Teachers
    • Nurse Educators
    • Adult Literacy Teachers
    • Community Adult Educators
    • Human Resources and Industrial Training Officers
    • Professional Development Personnel

    Professional recognition

    Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Tertiary and Adult Education provides formal recognition of an adult education qualification against the national vocational education and training (VET) Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015 (Standard 1, Clause 1.16).

    Expand your skillset as you learn to teach adults in a variety of settings. After you successfully complete this Graduate Certificate, you can apply for admission to our Graduate Diploma in Education (Tertiary and Workplace).
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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    For admission into one of our postgraduate degrees, you must provide evidence of the successful completion of a relevant degree from a recognised university, in addition to meeting Murdoch’s prescribed English Language requirements. At a minimum, to qualify for one of our postgraduate degrees, you must meet one of the following requirements.

    Please note that entry requirements are dependent on the course you wish to study and as such, your specific course may have different entry requirements:

    • A qualification equivalent to an AQF Associate Degree
    • Bachelors degree of AQF Level 7 in relevant discipline
    • Bachelors degree of AQF Level 7 with relevant work experience
    • Bachelors degree of AQF Level 7 with specific professional registration
    • Postgraduate qualification of AQF Level 8 or above
    • Submission of a Portfolio and/or substantial work experience

    English Program Requirements

    IELTS: Score: 6.5, with no band less than 6.0.

    TOEFL: Score: 79+, with writing 21; speaking 18; reading 13; listening 13.

    PEARSON: Score: 64+, with no communicative skill below 60.

    CAMBRIDGE: Score: 176+, with no skill less than 169.


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  • Fee Information

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 30,555 

    How to Apply

    The path you take when you apply to Murdoch will vary depending on who you are and what you want to study.

    Apply directly to Murdoch

    You can apply for most undergraduate courses directly through our online application system.

    Apply through TISC

    If you're currently in Year 12 or applying for Vet Science, you can apply to Murdoch through TISC.

    Apply through an agent

    If you’re applying as an international student, our global network of agents will help you get started on your journey.

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