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Graduate Certificate in eLearning

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

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  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    4 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    University of New England

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What you'll learn

About this course

Studying the Graduate Certificate in eLearning program through Open Universities Australia allows you to develop your eLearning skills to meet your specific needs and circumstances. As a postgraduate student you are able to work independently on a project of your own choice, providing you the opportunity to tailor your education to your interests. The eLearning course is primarily available online and combines individual with collaborative assignments.


Applicants must hold an approved degree from a recognised university or must satisfy the School of Education by means of other qualifications and relevant training or experience providing adequate preparation for candidature. Applicants must comply with the University's English language requirements. International applicants must have sufficient scores in certain English tests.

Areas of study

In this eLearning course, you will study:

  • Creating accessible eLearning environments
  • eLearning communities
  • Issues in learning with ICT
  • Principles and practices of eLearning
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in eLearning from University of New England.

The Graduate Certificate in eLearning offered by the University of New England will give you skills in web-based teaching and learning, which can be used across a number of career paths. The impact of the Internet and technology on learning as well as teaching makes this eLearning course relevant to a range of professions, including teaching, education and training, and personnel development.

Curious about where a career in education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Training Officer
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) Teacher
  • Professional Educator
  • Staff Trainer
  • Career Advisor
  • Materials Developer
  • Web-Based Teacher

Payment options & support

Finance options

FEE-HELP is available.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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