Graduate Certificate in STEM Education

Deakin University

The Graduate Certificate of STEM Education at Deakin, is a newly developed program, responding to international and national calls for educators and others to be adept and efficient in dealing with the STEM challenges in schools and workplaces. The four units will provide the opportunity to deepen knowledge of STEM Curriculum, including Digital Technologies, reflect on teaching and leadership practice in STEM, learn more about STEM pedagogies that support engagement in learning, and enact and research these practices in work situations and with STEM colleagues. The sequence of units is designed to move from personal insight into the nature of STEM learning and teaching and curriculum activities to support quality engagement, through to a focus on leading curriculum development and monitoring their own and school/workplace innovation in STEM.

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:

STEM education, Knowledge learning and learners; designing contemporary STEM education programs; Researching your practice as a STEM educator and Leader; Supporting and leading development of communities of STEM practice

Study Pathways:

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

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds No info Yes 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

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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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