Graduate Diploma in Education (GDipEd)

Program Code


Academic Year


Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (


The Graduate Diploma in Education offered from 2017 does not meet the requirements for teacher registration.

The program provides a systematic study of issues in education such as learning and motivation; the social context of education; and student-teacher interaction. Students may undertake studies in curriculum areas related to their undergraduate qualifications.

The Graduate Diploma in Education is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Education

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Education.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Education, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of:

  1. Core courses to the value of 12 units
  2. Curriculum and Methodology courses to the value of 12 units
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 12 units.

All of the following courses must be completed:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
EDUC 7202 Student Teacher Interaction in the Classroom 3
EDUC 7206 Professional Experience A 3
EDUC 7207 Professional Preparation 3
EDUC 7208 Professional Experience B 3