Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (non-articulated)

This course is designed to enable three-year trained teachers the opportunity to meet teacher registration requirements.

Course overview

Course title
Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (non-articulated)
Award abbreviation
GradDipEdSt
Course code
30330
Course type
postgraduate diploma
Status
current / 2018
Administered by
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education
CRICOS code
042570G

Course details

Intake periods
Beginning of year and mid-year
Attendance type
full- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
Credit points required
48
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
Standard course duration
1 year
Time limit
4 years
Delivery mode
internal
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Domestic fee type
Commonwealth supported and/or HECS-HELP
Course Coordinator(s)
Dr Jennifer Shand
Fees
Visit the fees calculator.

Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; N/A = not available in 2018; NS = non-standard teaching period

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2019 or 2020.

Take unit(s) to the value of 12 points:

Group A
AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
N/AEDUC5400GradDipEdSt Major Paper (full-time) (12 points)
N/AEDUC5401GradDipEdSt Major Paper (part-time) (12 points)

Take unit(s) to the value of at least 6 points from Group B or Group C, and unit(s) to the value of at least 12 points from Group D:

Group B
AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
S1EDUC5445Art Curriculum I
S1EDUC5460English Curriculum I
Prerequisites:
enrolment in Master of Teaching (Secondary)
N/AEDUC5461Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Curriculum I
Prerequisites:
enrolment in one of the following: Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of Teaching (Secondary)
S1EDUC5462Mathematics Curriculum I
Prerequisites:
enrolment in one of the following: Graduate Diploma in Education; Master of Teaching; Master of Science Communication and Education
S1EDUC5463Career Development Curriculum I
S1EDUC5464Information and Communication Technology Curriculum I
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of Teaching (Secondary)
S1EDUC5465Science Curriculum I
Prerequisites:
enrolment in one of the following: Graduate Diploma in Education; Master of Teaching; Master of Science Communication and Education
S1EDUC5466Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum I
Prerequisites:
enrolment in one of the following: Graduate Diploma in Education; Master of Teaching (Secondary); Master of Science Communication and Education
N/AEDUC5467Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Curriculum I
Prerequisites:
enrolment or re-enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of Teaching (Secondary)
S1EDUC5468Special Education Curriculum I
Prerequisites:
enrolment or re-enrolment in one of the following: Graduate Diploma in Education; Master of Teaching (Secondary); Master of Science Communication and Education
S1EDUC5469School Psychology I
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education (31400)
S1MUSC4631Secondary Music Curriculum 1
S1MUSC4711Studio Teaching and Musical Leadership 1
S1SSEH5464Physical Education Curriculum I
Prerequisites:
an acceptable degree, with a major in Sport Science and/or Exercise and Health or equivalent.
Co-requisites:
SSEH5474 Physical Education Curriculum II
Group C
AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
NSEDUC5446Art Curriculum II
Prerequisites:
EDUC5445 Art Curriculum I; EDUC5481 Professional Practice I; and enrolment in one of the following; Graduate diploma in Education; or Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Co-requisites:
EDUC5482 Professional Practice II or EDUC5510 Professional Practice A
NSEDUC5470English Curriculum II
Prerequisites:
EDUC5460 English Curriculum I and EDUC5481 Professional Practice I and enrolment in either the Graduate Diploma in Education or the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Co-requisites:
EDUC5482 Professional Practice II or EDUC5500 Professional Practice B
N/AEDUC5471Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Curriculum II
Prerequisites:
EDUC5461 Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Curriculum I; EDUC5481 Professional Practice I ; and enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Co-requisites:
EDUC5482 Professional Practice II or EDUC5500 Professional Practice B
NSEDUC5472Mathematics Curriculum II
Prerequisites:
EDUC5462 Mathematics Curriculum I; EDUC5481 Professional Practice I and enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Co-requisites:
EDUC5482 Professional Practice II or EDUC5500 Professional Practice B
NSEDUC5474Information and Communication Technology Curriculum II
Prerequisites:
EDUC5464 Information and Communication Technology Curriculum I; EDUC5481 Professional Practice I; and enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education or the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Co-requisites:
EDUC5482 Professional Practice II or EDUC5500 Professional Practice B
NSEDUC5475Science Curriculum II
Prerequisites:
EDUC5465 Science Curriculum I; EDUC5481 Professional Practice I ; and enrolment in one of the following: Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Co-requisites:
EDUC5482 Professional Practice II or EDUC5500 Professional Practice B
NSEDUC5476Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum II
Prerequisites:
EDUC5466 Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum I (formerly EDUC5466/8466 Society and Environment Curriculum I); and enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education or the Master of Teaching
N/AEDUC5477Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Curriculum II
Prerequisites:
EDUC5467 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Curriculum I; EDUC5481 Professional Practice I; and enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education or Master of Teaching (Secondary)
Co-requisites:
EDUC5482 Professional Practice II or EDUC5500 Professional Practice B
NSEDUC5478School Psychology II
Prerequisites:
EDUC5469 School Psychology I; EDUC5481 Professional Practice I; and enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education (31400)
Co-requisites:
EDUC5482 Professional Practice II
S2MUSC4632Secondary Music Curriculum 2
Prerequisites:
MUSC4631 Secondary Music Curriculum 1
S2MUSC4712Studio Teaching and Musical Leadership 2
Prerequisites:
MUSC4711 Studio Teaching and Musical Leadership 1
NSSSEH5474Physical Education Curriculum II
Prerequisites:
an acceptable degree, with a major in Sport Science and/or Exercise and Health or equivalent
Co-requisites:
SSEH5464 Physical Education Curriculum I
Group D
AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
NSEDUC5404Educational Linguistics
NSEDUC5410Literacy and Numeracy Across the Curriculum
Incompatibility:
EDUC3301 Language and Literacy
S1EDUC5411Enhancing Teaching through Understanding Contemporary Education
NSEDUC5415Educational Leadership and Management
N/AEDUC5416Education in Rural Australia
NSEDUC5454Learning Difficulties
S1EDUC5492Understanding and Managing Disruptive Behaviour Disorders
S1EDUC5494Approaches to Student Assessment
NSSSEH5491Health Education
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education (31400)
NSSSEH5492Health Promotion in the Schools
Prerequisites:
enrolment in the Graduate Diploma in Education (31400)

See also the rules for the course and the Student Rules.

Rules

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

or

(b) a three-year teaching qualification from a recognised teacher training institution.

Admission ranking and selection

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

Articulations and exit awards

6. This course does not form part of an articulated sequence.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.