Graduate Certificate in Education Research

Deakin University

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

The Graduate Certificate of Education Research provides a grounding in education research theories, methodologies, design, ethics and conduct for those who have gained an Education related qualification, or a Bachelor degree or higher in any discipline PLUS three years relevant work experience but are ineligible for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Participants design and conduct a guided research project and develop a Research Paper. Graduates will develop knowledge and skills in: identification of an issue in education and design of a related research study; evaluation of research in education through understanding a range of research theories and methodologies; conduct of a guided education research project; and, engagement with a community of education researchers through knowledge exchange creation of shareable products that adhere to the conventions of research including a research paper that reports on the project


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

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Geelong Waurn Ponds Domestic: $10,200
International: $14,700
No information available Yes No information available

Further information

Selection criteria and Personal statement applies

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