Postgraduate Certificate in Education

The Postgraduate Certificate in Education develops advanced knowledge and critical analysis skills in the field of education and provides a pathway to further postgraduate study in education. This postgraduate education qualification is awarded upon completion of 2 papers.
  • Choose from a wide range of papers to suit your specific needs and interests.
  • Can serve as a study pathway into the Postgraduate Diploma in Education.
  • Learn from qualified experts in the field who are experienced practitioners as well as published researchers in education.

Programme code: AK3744
Level: 8
Points: 60
Duration: 1/2 year full-time / 2 years part-time
Venue: South Campus
Start date: 29 February 2016 / 18 July 2016

Entry requirements

One of the following, or equivalent:

  • Bachelor of Education [Specialty] Teaching; or
  • Graduate Diploma in [Specialty] Education

English language level (if required): IELTS 6.5 (academic) overall, with a minimum of 7.0 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other bands.

Interview may be required.

Structure and content

Students complete the postgraduate certificate with papers (60 points) from the Master of Education, and do not complete a thesis or dissertation.

Career opportunities

This postgraduate education qualifications enhances the academic, research and professional expertise of graduates in the educational work sector. This includes:

  • Adult and tertiary education
  • Compulsory education
  • Early childhood education
  • Non-formal education

Note: this qualification does not provide eligibility for provisional teacher registration.

Last updated: 21-Sep-2016 4.06pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.