Course Description

Many staff enter the university sector without a formal qualification in education. The Graduate Certificate in Higher Education provides staff with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to teach in a range of learning environments to facilitate student learning experiences and outcomes.
Participants of the program will deepen their current understanding of scholarly approaches to teaching, learning, curriculum design and assessment. Using an evidence-based approach the program introduces methods for researching and critically reflecting on teaching practices.
Graduates will be well placed to contribute to the scholarship of learning and teaching in their school, institution and discipline.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $9,750 total course cost.

Duration

1 year part time

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.1% (national average 69.1%)
Improved skills: 73.2% (national average 72.8%)
Overall satisfaction: 83.3% (national average 81.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from Griffith University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.8% (national average 80.5%)
Studying full time: 5.0% (national average 5.5%)
Median full time salary: $65,300 (national average $72,000)

The ratings above refer the proportion of surveyed Griffith University graduates for which the statement was true. You can find out more about these results here.

Course codes

Griffith University Code: 3044

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