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Graduate Certificate of Education Studies by Monash University (Part-Time)

Provided by: Kaplan Higher Education Academy

Course Introduction

This course is designed to orient students to the field of education at a postgraduate level. It is suited to students who have a first qualification in a discipline other than education. It is also a pathway for students who do not yet meet the entry requirements for the Master of Education.

It provides you with an understanding of concepts and contemporary issues in education and of educational contexts and systems, locally and globally. It develops knowledge and understanding of major theoretical and professional debates in specialist areas within the field of education and locates these within contemporary research. Completion of the course positions you to pursue studies in the Master of Education course. Through your studies, you will:

  • acquire knowledge of foundational concepts and traditions in education
  • develop understanding of recent issues and debates across policy and practice
  • apply critical perspectives on substantive and contemporary issues and ideas
  • demonstrate analytical skills in evaluating, synthesising and communicating academic concepts
  • build confidence in academic practice at an advanced level.

Curriculum Overview

Course Structure

This course consists of two 12-point units:

EDF4610 - Interacting with research in education contexts
EDF4611 - Investigating education issues in global contexts

Progression to further studies

This course provides a pathway to the following master's coursework degrees:

D6002 Master of Education
D6004 Master of Leadership

Area of Studies

Delivery Method

Each term is a 3-month period covering 1 course of study. Each unit consists of 20 contact hours and will be conducted on week 4 or week 5 of the term, from Thursday till Sunday, after office hours in the evenings and/or over the weekends/public holidays. Professional experience intervention and support policy

Assessment Methods

100% course work

Fees & Funding

Tuition Fees
  • Programme fee: $12,247.22
Non-tuition fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
  • Application fee: SGD 181.90
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown.

*Note: All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of  24 November 2014. For more information about the programme, please contact our course consultant.
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