The future of the legal job market
Professor Tania Sourdin addresses misconceptions about job outcomes for students and the impact the changing nature of technology has on the legal industry.
If you are a practising teacher or educator with a passion for learning and desire to develop an advanced understanding of a variety of broad issues then the Graduate Certificate in Education is the program for you. This program will enhance your existing skills as an education professional, see you connect with the latest developments and research in the field, and move beyond the classroom to explore system-level issues and challenges. Upon graduation you will be positioned as an educational leader.
The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Education is designed to propel students towards success in the teaching industry. You will study a range of progressive subjects geared around the theoretical and practical application of teaching and learning. The program will provide you with the practical expertise to lead teachers and ensure they provide the best learning experience for students. The program is structured with one core course and 30 units of directed courses.
The sole core course to support your drive and direction is Advanced Studies in Education.
In addition to the core course, students will have the choice to choose 30 units from multiple directed courses to support their studies. Some of these include, but are not limited to:
Upon completion of the above courses, you will have developed high-level leadership skills in teaching and learning within the education sector.
Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.
These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.
The University of Newcastle’s Graduate Certificate in Education prepares you with the skills and knowledge to build on your current teaching experience and pursue a career in educational leadership. You’ll graduate ready to apply your in-depth knowledge of teaching practices in the professional environment and can embark on some of the following career pathways:
You can also take your postgraduate qualification to the next level, opening up further career opportunities with the Master of Education at the University of Newcastle.
The University of Newcastle is a multi-campus institution offering programs in a number of locations.
Our campuses are a rich, bustling hive of activity where there is always something going on. Find out what activities you can take part in at UON.
Listen to our students talk about their degree and life at the University of Newcastle.
We provide a range of support and services to help you get into uni, successfully complete your studies and get a job when you finish.
To ensure that the process goes smoothly for you, you should complete the following steps before applying:
You will be considered for entry based on criteria such as your undergraduate studies and/or equivalent prior learning and/or relevant work experience.
Make sure you double check the special entry requirements, assumed knowledge or recommended studies for the degree:
The Graduate Certificate in Education is a 40-unit postgraduate qualification, with admission available for qualified teachers who have one of the following qualifications or equivalent:
Relevant fields and applicable work experience includes education, teaching, training, tutoring, or equivalent.
Work experience can be demonstrated through: certified copies of all relevant qualifications, a detailed CV, and a statement of service or signed letters from employers confirming your role, duties and period of employment.
All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.
Applicants for this program must satisfy a minimum English Language Proficiency Standard equivalent to an IELTS overall minimum of 6.5 with no subtest result below 6.0.
You can look at Uni prep for options to brush up on knowledge before you start.
Applications to study are now open. Submit your application now.
Important: If you are applying for recognition of prior learning for this program, you will need to provide a statement detailing how your professional experience prepares you to undertake postgraduate study.
This program is open to online international students. Applications to study online are now open.
The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.