Graduate Certificate in Learning Intervention

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Abbey Anstey, Master of Learning Intervention (Hearing Impairment) graduate talking to two students in sign language

Get a taste of the Master of Learning Intervention and gain the skills to create an inclusive environment for children and young people with a range of disabilities and learning needs.

Ideal for educators hoping to better understand the learning needs of children and young people with disabilities, you’ll explore learning interventions designed to foster inclusion and promote positive behaviour and learning.

Have an enquiry? Course brochure (860kb PDF)

Entry requirements

  • An appropriate four-year degree in education, or
  • An undergraduate degree and a fourth year level education qualification or equivalent.
  • A statement of intent (MS Word, 20kb) outlining their reason for study.

All students must meet English language requirements.

Course Structure

  • Course code: GC-LI
  • 1 year part-time
  • 50 points of coursework, comprising 3 x compulsory 12.5 point subjects:
    1. Promoting Positive Learning
    2. Oral Language, Literacy and Learning
    3. Using Data to Build Pathways.
    and 1 x elective 12.5 point subject.

For detailed course and subject information, see the University Handbook: Graduate Certificate in Education.


The course will prepare you to:

  • understand current issues and challenges relating to effective learning interventions
  • apply the latest research in educational intervention
  • promote positive learning and inclusive education
  • interpret assessment data
  • locate and monitor students on a learning pathway.


After successfully completing this course you may be eligible for 50 credit points towards the Master of Learning Intervention and other master courses.

How to apply

The University of Melbourne accepts online applications year-round from both domestic and international applicants. International applicants can apply online or in person through our overseas representatives.

Application dates

Start-year intake, 2019


Round 1: closes 18 October 2018


Round 1: closes 27 September 2018

Mid-year intake, 2018


Round 1: closes 31 May 2018

Round 2: closes 22 June 2018

Round 3: closes 5 July 2018


Final round: closes 8 June 2018

Applications for the 2018 Mid-year intake of the Master of Instructional Leadership have closed.

* 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.

Application process

Submit an online course application directly to the University of Melbourne.

Please note:

  • 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 outcome

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.