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Curtin University Teachers College (Graduate Entry, Secondary)

  

Overview

KOM Consultants are the official Canadian representative of Curtin University in Australia. Canadian applications to Curtin’s Teacher Training program are submitted directly through KOM Consultants at 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.

The School of Education at Curtin University in Australia has offered programs that embrace innovation in learning technologies, theory and practice since 1975, with the aim of preparing highly skilled and informed graduates who can teach and work in a fast-changing world.

About the Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)

Curtin’s Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Education) offers an opportunity for graduates from a variety of backgrounds to obtain a teaching qualification that is accredited nationally and recognized internationally.

Curtin’s course enables those with approved qualifications to become certified secondary teachers. As secondary school teachers are usually employed to teach more than one school subject, it is a requirement of the course that you undertake both a major and minor area of study. Your major teaching area is based on the content of your bachelor degree. Your minor teaching area will be a curriculum area that you have studied to a lesser degree and/or an area where you have gained professional experience.

Entry Requirements for the Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)

A bachelor degree or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution carrying a 70% GPA. The selection of your teaching specialization is based on the content studied in your bachelor degree.

Specializations

Major Teaching Specializations

The major teaching area qualifies you to teach lower secondary school and upper-secondary school students.

Major subject specializations include:

  • The Arts (Design, Drama, Media Studies, Visual Arts)
  • English
  • Languages (Chinese and Japanese)
  • Mathematics
  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Human Biology, Physics)
  • Social Sciences (Economics, Geography, History, Politics and Law)

Minor Teaching Specializations

The minor teaching area qualifies you to teach lower secondary school students up to year 10.

Minor subject specializations include:

  • The Arts (Visual Arts, Drama, Media Studies, Design)
  • English
  • Languages (Chinese and Japanese)
  • Mathematics
  • Science (Human Biology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science)
  • Social Sciences (History, Geography, Politics and Law, Economics)

This course is not suitable for qualified teachers wishing to change their qualification and/or subject specializations.

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

The Graduate Diploma in Education at Curtin University enables those with approved qualifications to become qualified teachers in secondary education. It is accredited nationally and is also recognized in other countries.

Graduates of Curtin’s Graduate Diploma in Education Secondary are eligible to apply for licensing in Canada, however, it is critical students understand the requirements needed to complete this process before licensing will be granted. KOM Consultants understand the process and requirements needed to enter the teaching profession in Canada. Contact KOM for more information

All students applying directly through KOM Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary Education)
Length of Program:1 year
Intake:February
Prerequisites:Completed undergraduate degree carrying overall 70% GPA.
Interview:Not required
Application Dates:Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:School of Education
Country:Australia