Australian Catholic University

Diploma in Educational Studies (Tertiary Preparation)

Australian Catholic University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00004G

The Diploma in Educational Studies (Tertiary Preparation) is designed for domestic and international students who want to undertake a pre-service teacher degree in early childhood, primary or secondary education but do not meet the admission rank for a bachelor program and/or do not meet the required science/English/maths subject prerequisites in Qld and/or Vic for their desired pre-service teaching degree. By completing this pathway course, students may then be eligible enter the relevant bachelor degree with credit.The Diploma in Educational Studies (Tertiary Preparation) is also available by direct entry application to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Away From Base mode.

Structure

80 credit points.

Subjects

  • Early childhood and primary
  • Pathways to teaching
  • Primary education
  • Secondary education

Standard entry requirements

  • An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed: Year 12 with the ACU minimum eligibility rank for Diploma programs
  • OrEntry via an alternative pathway as approved for ACU
  • OrAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants may be selected following an interview with the course coordinator and staff of the campus Indigenous Higher Education Unit. An applicant should have: Minimum of three years' work experience
  • OrYear 12 or equivalent
  • OrRelevant tertiary study skills or successful completion of a Tertiary Communication Skills program. International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. *Disclaimer: The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ballarat (Aquinas) International: $24,104
  • ATAR: 50
No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Blacktown (St Josephine Bakhita) International: $24,104
  • ATAR: 50
No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo) International: $24,104
  • ATAR: 50
No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Canberra (Signadou) International: $24,104
  • ATAR: 50
No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Melbourne (St Patrick's) International: $24,104
  • ATAR: 50
No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
North Sydney (MacKillop) International: $24,104
  • ATAR: 50
No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary) International: $24,104
  • ATAR: 50
No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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