CQUniversity Australia

Graduate Certificate in Religious Education

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00219C

The Graduate Certificate in Religious Education develops the professional knowledge, practice and identity of teachers as educators in religion and religious practices and as significant partners of Christian faith communities in Catholic schools. The course has a specific focus on the guidelines, learning framework and religion curriculum of the Rockhampton Diocese of Catholic Education in Queensland but has broad applicability for current or aspiring teachers who wish to gain knowledge of Christian belief systems and rituals for the purpose of teaching in religiously affiliated schools throughout Australia. The units in this course satisfy the requirements of the Catholic Education system for full accreditation to teach in Catholic schools in Australia.


4 units (24 credit points)


  • Religious education

Standard entry requirements

Prospective students must have successfully completed an accredited initial teacher education course offered by an Australian university or an initial teacher education course recognised for the purposes of eligibility for teacher registration in an Australian state or territory.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Study Yes
  • Full-time : 0.5 years
  • Part-time : 1 year

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