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Graduate Certificate in Geography Teaching (OpenUnis)

  • Graduate Certificate

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Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
1 year full-time
Course Code
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About this course

To check you meet the course entry requirement, visit Open Universities Australia.

Study locations

Open Universities Australia


What you will learn

  • apply interdisciplinary concepts and methods to understanding the environmental, social and economic aspects of development, extend the boundaries of knowledge and understanding about the environment in the context of a politics of scale, understand the approaches most appropriate to the teaching of geography
  • think critically, creatively and reflectively to generate innovative solutions to environmental imperatives and apply the most appropriate approaches to the teaching of geography
  • access, evaluate and synthesise information from various sources and integrate it for understanding environmental concerns and the most relevant teaching methods
  • communicate effectively through a variety of written, oral and other formats to diverse audiences in ways appropriate to the teaching of geography to children
  • use of current technologies when applied to finding information and making decisions
  • utilise lifelong learning skills and strategies for understanding geography and its impact on human activities and the ecology, use current teaching knowledge and skills to enhance the teaching of geography
  • describe the global context of environmental issues, such as climate change and the need for a change to sustainable development, explore best international practices for finding solutions, apply these concepts within a regional and local context
  • recognise the importance of cultural diversity, including indigenous perspectives, in understanding and responding to environmental and social imperatives
  • work independently to find effective policies and ethical solutions to geographical issues, apply knowledge and skills gained for teacher preparation and or classroom practice to improve the teaching of geography

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Science & Mathematics courses at Curtin University.
Overall satisfaction
Skill scale
Teaching scale
Employed full-time