Postgraduate

Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

Advance your career in tertiary education.

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Student Central

The University of Western Australia (M355)

35 Stirling Highway

Crawley, Western Australia 6009

Telephone

(+61 8) 6488 3939

International

1800 653 050

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Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This course will benefit anyone currently teaching in the higher education sector.
This course will benefit anyone currently teaching in the higher education sector.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

Graduates of this course may choose to pursue an academic career or an academic degree in the area of their teaching.
Graduates of this course may choose to pursue an academic career or an academic degree in the area of their teaching.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Course Credit Points
24
Total Course Fee - 2021
$11,500.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

Fee waiver

A fee waiver is available for UWA staff with the support of your Head of School.
Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent;
and
(c) current employment in tertiary teaching.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENT

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

Responding to national and international trends in quality teaching, this course has been designed to assist tertiary educators working in higher education with their teaching and mentoring skills.

About the course

In this course, you will develop a suite of teaching and mentoring skills to maximise your own students’ learning, with a focus on areas such as curriculum, assessment and digital technologies.
Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

Quick details

Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 4-5 full days in intensive mode; 3 hours per week in semester mode.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 30250
CRICOS code
  • 302501
Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching
Status
  • Available
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Part-time only
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • 4-5 full days in intensive mode; 3 hours per week in semester mode.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 30250
CRICOS code
  • 302501
Full time/part time duration
  • 1-2 years part-time
TISC Codes
Degrees course is available in
  • Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

Course structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

Application deadlines

Applications are open all year round. UWA staff seeking a fee waiver should apply at least 2-3 weeks before the teaching start date.
Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching

Why study the Graduate Certificate of Tertiary Teaching at UWA?

  • You’ll develop teaching and mentoring skills to maximise your students’ learning.
  • You’ll learn with internationally recognised educators.
  • You’ll receive guidance on preparing an application for Associate Fellowship or Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy.