Deakin University

Graduate Certificate in Education Research

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Help to shape the future of innovation in education through Deakin’s Graduate Certificate of Education Research. In this course you’ll deep-dive on an education topic of your choice and develop specialist knowledge that could help improve the education sector or your learning institution, while advancing your career. In this qualification, you’ll develop a foundational knowledge of research theories, methodologies, design, and ethics and conduct. Then, under the supervision of experienced academic staff, you’ll identify an issue of your choice and design a guided research project or paper to explore it.


4 credit points of study comprising core units


  • Research design, development and method
  • Theory and Methodology in Education research
  • Research paper

Standard entry requirements

  • Attainment of a Bachelor degree or higher in the field of Education
  • Or attainment of a Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline PLUS three years of relevant work experience.

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Yes
  • Part-time : 1.5 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online).

"Note that this course is offered to international students by offshore external study only.Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary."

Further information

Selection criteria and Personal statement applies

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