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Graduate Certificate in Geography Teaching

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

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  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    4 units

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  • Awarded by:

    Curtin University

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What you'll learn

About this course

If you're a Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) teacher, you'll know that the rollout of the new national geography curriculum is shaking things up. Make sure you stay ahead of the curve and familiarise yourself with the new syllabus by completing this online Graduate Certificate in Teaching Geography course.

Delivered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with Curtin University, the course covers the topics you'll be expected to teach under the new curriculum. Units include human geography, physical geography, global cities and regions, and geographies of food security. So enquire today, and add instant value to your teaching CV.


Applicants must possess a university-level teaching qualification to be eligible to enrol in this program. Such qualifications may include a:

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Master of Teaching
  • Graduate Diploma of Education

Areas of study

In this education course, you will study four of the following subjects:

  • Human geography
  • Physical geography
  • Global cities and regions
  • Geographies of food security
  • Curriculum and instruction - social sciences (upper secondary)
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 Geography Teaching from Curtin University.

The Graduate Certificate in Geography Teaching will give you insights into the new national geography curriculum, ensuring you've got the most up-to-date syllabus to teach your students. By completing the course, you'll not only upgrade your skills but also prove to principals and department heads that you're committed to your career.

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

  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Studies of Society and Environment (SOSE) Teacher
  • Geography Teacher
  • Geography Tutor

Payment options & support

Finance options

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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).

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