There will be no intake for this course in 2017.
The Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching is for teachers developing and delivering qualifications at Diploma level and above within TAFE institutes, enterprise registered training organisations, private providers and mixed sector tertiary education institutions.
Through this course you will develop an understanding of teaching, learning and scholarship in higher level qualifications delivered within tertiary education settings.
You will be taught by academics and researchers who have worked at TAFE institutes and with private providers, and understand the challenges facing teachers in these workplaces.
An undergraduate degree in any discipline, or equivalent.
Applicants without a relevant degree but with at least 6 years relevant work experience are encouraged to provide a CV with their application to be considered.
All students must meet English language requirements.
- 1 year part-time
- 50 points of coursework, comprising 4 x compulsory 12.5 point subjects.
You will explore the principles and practice of quality tertiary teaching, learning, assessment and evaluation, curriculum design and education project design.
For detailed course and subject information, see the University Handbook: Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching.
You will develop a scholarly approach to your teaching, align learning objectives and assessment, and implement student-centred teaching and learning strategies that can be directly applied within your workplace.
You will also learn how to understand the needs, characteristics and expectations of your students, and the factors that shape teaching qualifications at Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) level 5 and above.
You will gain:
- a critical understanding of the principles of quality teaching and assessment for learning in tertiary education settings
- knowledge of some of the key research relating to teaching and learning at AQF level 5 and higher, and the major debates in the area
- an understanding of the place of assessment in tertiary education, and skills in using assessment design to enhance learning
- curriculum design skills
- awareness of innovative teaching procedures and confidence in experimenting with new approaches
- a readiness to reflect on your own teaching practice and to use this reflection for continuous improvement.
Round 1 closes: 31 July 2017
Round 2 closes: 15 December 2017
* Dates only apply for courses which are available to international students.
Prepare your application
You may be required to provide the following supporting documentation with your application:
- previous academic transcripts
- evidence of degree completion (testamur)
- evidence of English language proficiency.
It's also worth checking the advanced standing policy (PDF, 209 KB) to see if you are eligible to receive credit towards your chosen course.
Submit an online course application directly to the University of Melbourne.
- If you are a current or past University of Melbourne student or applicant, use your existing student ID/username and password. Registering as a first time applicant will delay the processing of your application.
- Only submit one application per course with your preferred fee type and study load (full-time or part-time) if applicable.
- Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) are limited and are not available for all courses. Eligible applicants who cannot be offered a CSP will automatically be considered for an Australian Fee Place.
Application outcomes will be sent to your nominated email address or overseas representative.
Applicants are able to check the progress of their application by logging in to the online course application page.-->