Graduate Diploma of Education (Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 8 units
- 1 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Learning for life
Learning does not stop once we leave school. It is now an intrinsic part of the contemporary work environment, and there is a growing demand for educators who are able to design, implement and deliver a range of learning opportunities for adults in the workplace and the wider community.
Through USQ’s Graduate Diploma of Education (Adult, Professional and Workplace Learning) you will study facilitated learning outside of school settings, informal learning and develop your mentoring and coaching skills. You will also have the opportunity to study other postgraduate education courses that interest you.
After you complete the Graduate Diploma of Education, you will have the option to take the credit from your studies and go on to complete the Master of Education.
If you're not quite ready to undertake a Graduate Diploma or don't meet the entry requirements, you may like to start with USQ's Graduate Certificate of Education, before going on to study the Graduate Diploma.
Graduates will be well-placed for careers as education officers, development officers and workplace mentors in adult professional and workplace learning environments.
Other specialisations in the Graduate Diploma of Education (Full Fee Paying) include: Applied Linguistics, Career Development, Curriculum and Pedagogical Leadership, Leading and Managing Educational Organisations, Multicultural Education and Online and Distributed Learning.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 18960|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- 4 year bachelor degree in education
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 3, 2018 - applications close Friday 23 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 19 November 2018.
- Semester 1, 2019 - applications close Monday 18 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 25 February 2019.
- Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.