Graduate Certificate in Education

Deakin University

This program is designed for teachers and other professionals to undertake a focused short-term study program and to gain credit for it. It aims to provide students with a high-quality program linked to their professional and career development needs in areas that are of priority for schools and systems

Course Fee:

Australian: $10,200
International: $14,700

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in any discipline; or at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)


4 credit points of study comprising 4 core units.

Subjects you can Study:

Applied learning theories and practice; Curriculum and assessment design; New technologies in education and training; Professional learning and development

Study Pathways:

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

Who for:

Teachers and other professionals

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info No Online 1 year

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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