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Gain all the skills and knowledge you need to teach in secondary schools, or to embark on a fulfilling career with an education focus, with this Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary). If you hold a bachelor's degree in a non-education field that's relevant to teaching, this is the course for you.
This diploma covers a range of subjects, from transition to teaching through to learning and assessment processes, inclusive education and Australian indigenous education. You'll gain essential hands-on experience via a range of practical placements so that you can adjust to working in a classroom setting.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
All students must satisfy Murdoch University's minimum English requirements by demonstrating competency in the English Language.
In this secondary education course, the subjects you may study include:
Plus your choice of two units from the Teaching Area (for students who have sufficient relevant content units from their initial degree) or one unit from the Teaching Area and one unit from the Non-teaching Area (for students who do not have sufficient relevant content units from their initial degree):
You may be eligible for advanced standing if your previous education or work experience meet certain criteria.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) from Murdoch University.
With this course under your belt, you'll understand how to engage with the adolescent mind, and be equipped to teach in secondary schools or to pursue other education-related career paths.
You'll also be professionally recognised by the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia (TRBWA) as well as the respective State, Catholic and Independent school departments, organisations and associations.
Curious about where a career in education could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for a FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Alternatively, you can pay annually for the units you choose to study in that year.
Murdoch University also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants.
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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