James Cook University JCU

Graduate Certificate of Education

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Advance your career within education by specialising in areas including sustainability, global education and digital learning. Engage with current research, practice and pedagogy to lead your fellow educators in their curriculum development and delivery. Enhance your research skills through the completion of a research-informed action project that can be implemented in your work environment. This Education degree has a strong focus on leadership across a range of learning communities and contexts. In subjects such as Educational Leadership, Behaviour Management, Educational Research and Foundations of Counselling Theory, you’ll explore the ethical practice and contemporary theories of effective leadership. Benefit from the flexibility of online delivery, which allows you to organise your study around your work and other commitments. Online delivery will keep you connected to your lecturers and peers through group tutorials and collaborative learning experiences.


12 credit points of study.


  • Educational leadership

Standard entry requirements

  • Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree
  • Or cognate AQF level 8 qualification
  • Or at least five years relevant industry experience

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Brisbane Domestic: $11,620
  • Full-time : 6 months
JCU Online Domestic: $11,620
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 months

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