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Graduate Certificate of Higher Education (Learning and Teaching)

  • Graduate Certificate

The course is designed for both new/early career and experienced teachers/academics who wish to consolidate their knowledge, skills and capabilities in relation to designing and teaching effective learning programs, creating and sustaining digitally-enriched, supportive learning environments,...

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Course Code
E510
Intake Months
Jun, Oct

About this course

The course is designed for both new/early career and experienced teachers/academics who wish to consolidate their knowledge, skills and capabilities in relation to designing and teaching effective learning programs, creating and sustaining digitally-enriched, supportive learning environments, developing and implementing effective approaches to feedback and assessment, and engaging in productive evaluation and professional learning.

The course has been developed to reflect the essential teaching capabilities required to be an effective educator who meets the learning needs of diverse learners in a broad range of higher education disciplinary contexts.

The Course Learning Outcomes, learning activities and authentic assessments have been carefully designed to practice and demonstrate achievement against key dimensions of Fellow in the Higher Education Academy, and provides a scaffolded mechanism for graduates to achieve this level of international recognition of their teaching capabilities and practice.

Learning experiences in the course have also been developed using Deakin's Cloud First principles to enable students to experience firsthand the digitally-enabled modes of learning that are afforded by 21st Century digital learning technologies. On successful completion of the assessments in the course, Deakin academics will be eligible to receive a Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). For those students who are external to Deakin University, the successful completion of the assessments in the course will provide them with the evidence required to support an application to become a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Entry requirements

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.

All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.

Career pathways

As a graduate of this course, you will advance your professional understanding and be prepared for academic undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, research supervision and for leadership roles in higher education, particularly in universities and tertiary institutions.

For more information go to 'DeakinTALENT'

Course structure

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate of Higher Education (Learning and Teaching), students must successfully complete 4 credit points of core units and

Credit for prior study or work

Entry will be based on performance in:

  • a Bachelor degree in any discipline OR
  • at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Teacher Education courses at Deakin University.
81.6%
Overall satisfaction
73.6%
Skill scale
71.8%
Teaching scale
87.5%
Employed full-time
$78k
Average salary