Graduate Diploma in Education Studies (GDipEdSt)

Program Code

GDES

Academic Year

2022

Program Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Graduate Diploma in Education Studies is designed for trainers, educational consultants or any domestic or international student wishing to study Education at a postgraduate level, who does not already hold a qualification in teaching.

Graduates of this program will NOT be eligible for teacher registration.

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

Conditions

Interruption of program:
Students must apply for permission from the Executive Dean or delegate before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.

Academic Program Rules for Graduate Diploma in Education Studies

There shall be a Graduate Diploma in Education Studies.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Graduate Diploma in Education Studies, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 12 units
  2. Courses to the value of 12 units from one of the Master of Education specialisations
Core Courses

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

Courses to the value of up to 12 units may be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
EDUC 7013 Educational Leadership in Diverse Contexts 3
EDUC 7054 Research Design 3
EDUC 7064 Introduction to Wellbeing in Education 3
EDUC 7065 Mixed Methods Research 3
EDUC 7550 Education Policies & Systems 3
EDUC 7551 Curriculum Development and Innovation 3
EDUC 7552 Pedagogical Engagement for Learning 3
EDUC 7553 Assessment & Evaluation 3