Graduate Certificate in Languages Teaching

Deakin University

This program develops specialised skills and knowledge for professional practice in teaching. This course is designed to provide qualified teachers with a grounding in the theory and practice of languages teaching.

Course Fee:

Australian: $9,700
International: $14,000

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree in the field of Education that is a recognised initial teacher qualification for the purposes of registration as a primary or secondary teacher in Australia; and sufficient prior study in the language for meeting specialist area guidelines of the VIT. VIT guidelines: three quarters of a year of successful full time higher education study in the language (major sequence in the language), or a statement of equivalence from an approved university.)

Structure:

4 credit points of study including 22 days of supervised teaching practice in LOTE

Subjects you can Study:

Pedagogic grammar; Multilingualism and multilingual education in global contexts; Reflective practice in EAL and languages classrooms; Teaching and learning in languages classrooms; Teaching languages

Study Pathways:

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

Recognition:

Endorsed by Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) for meeting the Specialist Area Guidelines for languages teaching, for already qualified primary and secondary teachers

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Burwood No info Yes Online 0.5 year
Burwood No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Burwood No info Yes Part time 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. 

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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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