Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning Practices (Online Delivery available)

Course summary

The Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning Practices is for educators who are currently working in, or wish to work in the higher education sector. The program will enhance your career opportunities by upskilling your teaching practices in the flexible and diverse field of tertiary education.

This course

The UOW Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning Practices offers sound theoretical foundations and extensive practical skills that address the broader aspects of education and training. The course has three core subjects and one elective subject, and you will have the opportunity to progress into the Master of Education (Higher Education) if you are interested in further study.

This Graduate Certificate is flexible, allowing you to study online, in the classroom, or a combination of both.

What you will study

This course provides tertiary educators with skills in curriculum design and evaluation, catering for diverse learners, as well as skills to reflect on and appraise adult learning and teaching principles within a range of contexts.

UAC 935110

Course information

Study area

Education

Campus

Wollongong, UOW Online

Course Code

2102

Duration

One session full-time, or part-time equivalent. (On campus study available on a part-time basis only in Spring Session.)

Delivery

Distance, On Campus

Cricos

083558G

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A recognised Bachelor degree in any area. Other qualifications combined with relevant professional experience may also be considered.

FEES

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

Wollongong

On Campus

$11,280 (2019)

$11,280 (2019)

UOW Online

Distance

$11,280 (2019)

$11,280 (2019)

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Commonwealth Supported places are also available in some postgraduate coursework degrees in the Faculty of Social Sciences subject to quota availability.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A recognised Bachelor degree in any area. Other qualifications combined with relevant professional experience may also be considered.


ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

English Test

Overall Score

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

IELTS Academic

6.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL (Internet-based)

88

18

18

18

18

UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.


FEES

Tuition fees are reviewed annually: fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and are subject to increase during the period of study.

The fee per session is based on a standard full-time load and is equivalent to 24 credit points, i.e. 4 subjects. (The option to study on campus on a full-time basis is available in Autumn Session only.)

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa if studying this program on campus. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

Wollongong

On Campus

$13,536 (2019)

$13,536 (2019)

UOW Online

Distance

$13,536 (2019)

$13,536 (2019)

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2018.

Applicant background

2018 intake

2018 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

-

-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

-

-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

-

-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

-

-

International students All other students.

-

-

All students

-

-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with adjustment factors. For more information on adjustment factors commonly available to applicants, see ‘ATAR-based admission’.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2018

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2019 Autumn

Wollongong

Enrolment and Orientation: 26 - 28 February 2019
Session: 4 March – 27 June 2019

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 31 January 2019. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: 15 February 2019. Late applications may be considered.

2019 Autumn

UOW Online

Session: 4 March – 27 June 2019

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 31 January 2019. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: 15 February 2019. Late applications may be considered.

2019 Spring

Wollongong

Enrolment and Orientation: 22 July 2019
Session: 29 July – 21 November 2019

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 30 June 2019. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: 12 July 2019. Late applications may be considered.

2019 Spring

UOW Online

Session: 29 July – 21 November 2019

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 30 June 2019. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: 12 July 2019. Late applications may be considered.

Course structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to:

CLO Description
1 Fundamental knowledge of adult learning principles, global issues within adult, vocational and higher education sectors and the basic principles of curriculum design and evaluation.
2 Specialised cognitive, technical and communication skills to: a) Employ the principles of adult learning and teaching; b) Reflect upon and evaluate pedagogical approaches within a global and local context; c) Analyse the learning needs of student cohorts; d. Design, plan and implement programs of instruction for adult learners in either the adult, vocational or higher education sectors.
3 Capacity to apply sound adult education pedagogy to support adult learners.

Course Structure

The Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching and Learning Practices requires the successful completion of 24 credit points in accordance with the table below.

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
EDGH852 Learning about Learning in Adult Education 6 Autumn
EDGH856 Innovation for Practitioners in Adult, Vocational & Higher Education 6 Autumn
Plus one subject selected from the Information and Communication in Education and Training list below.  EDGI900 and EDGI904 are recommended foundation subjects.
EDGI900 Introduction to Technology in Education 6 Autumn
EDGI901 Emerging Issues in Educational Technology 6 Spring
EDGI902 Designing Digital Learning Environments 6 Not available in 2019
EDGI903 Digital Resource Design 6 Not available in 2019
EDGI904 Online Learning and Teaching 6 Spring
EDGI905 Evaluation of Digital Learning 6 Autumn
Plus one of the following subjects:
EDGH961 The Global Challenge in Adult, Vocational and Higher Education 6 Autumn
EDGH958 Curriculum Design and Evaluation 6 Spring

For information regarding timetables, tutorials, and classes please the visit the Timetables and Classes page.

 

Course Handbook

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Why choose this course

UOW’s School of Education has a reputation for practical programs and flexible learning strategies that produce highly employable educators. It is founded on the expertise of our staff and our strong ties with community organisations and government bodies.