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Undergraduate

Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Teacher Education

2021

Not available to international students.
Overview
Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
Online (CSP)
198075
593052
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
Course Duration
Full-time
0.5 year/s
Part-time
1 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
International
No
Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

NTED01

Award
Undergraduate Certificate (Teacher Education)
Faculty/College
College of Education
Sector
HE
Area of study
Education

The Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Teacher Education is a 6-month, 100% online course that equips you with core skills in pedagogy and offers a taste of studying a teaching degree. It is a direct pathway into related higher education courses, should you wish to qualify as a teacher.

During this course you will learn about pedagogical, professional and disciplinary knowledge in teaching and education. The course is designed to support your learning needs and develop your study skills.

On completing the Undergraduate Certificate Introduction to Teacher Education, you'll be eligible to use the credits you've gained towards further study of a:

  • Bachelor of Education in Early Childhood Teaching (Birth-12 Years)
  • Bachelor of Education Primary
  • Bachelor of Education Secondary
  • Diploma of Educational Studies.

Advanced standing will be granted in these degrees for some or all of the subjects you have successfully completed. If further study is your intention, be sure to check the requirements of your preferred undergraduate degree to determine how many credits you can transfer.

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This 40-credit point course consist of two (2) core and two (2) specialist elective units. This course consists of a combination of introductory and first-year degree subjects, designed to help you develop core knowledge in pedagogy and the necessary skills for successful university studies.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 40 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Core
(2 units)
20cp Compulsory Core units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below.

CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability

Specialist Elective
(1-2 units)

 

20cp

Specialist Elective units totalling 20 credit points selected from one of the following specialisations below:

Early Childhood Teaching and Primary Teaching
ECU100 Arts for Education
ECU101 Health and Physical Education in Schools
ELA100 English Language and Literacy in Education 1    
EMA100 Mathematics Education 1: Content Knowledge for Teaching
EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners

Secondary Teaching
ECO107 Economics and the Modern Business Enterprise
ENV101 Earth Systems
ENV102 The Diversity of Life
HIT137 Software Now
IAS101 Indigenous Australia
IAS111 Introduction to Australasian Literature
IAS131 Colonising Australia
IAS161 Language Studies 1 Chinese (Mandarin), Greek, Indigenous (Yolngu), or Indonesian
IAS173 Drawing and Other Visual Representation Tools (repeatable)
IAS181 Music Making and Theory 1 (20cp)
LWA110 Legal History
PSY140 Introduction to Psychology A
SBI182 Microbiology and Immunology (replaces SBI173)
SMA101 Mathematics 1A
SPH141 Concepts of Physics
EST203 Teaching Indigenous Learners

  40cp Total Credit Points

 

Study plan

Students Commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard full time or part time load.

Full-time Study Plan

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CO    
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CO    
Specialist Elective 1 SE    
Specialist Elective 2 SE    

Part-time Study Plan

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective
Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
CUC100 Academic Literacies Through Exploring Sustainability CO CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability CO
Specialist Elective 1 SE Specialist Elective 2 SE

 

Course fees

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:

(a) Australian Citizenship; or

(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit.

2021: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.

Domestic students - undergraduate studies

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS

 

 

SATAC

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.

 

 

UAC

If you do not meet any of the criteria above please visit Pathways to study to view the options available to you.

International students

How to apply direct to CDU

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

You will need a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

Find a CDU agent partner to help you apply

Applicants may seek further information about international education in Australia from theAustralian Government Department of Education and Training or from our overseas / external representatives.

 

To help with the process, we've compile a list of authorised representatives.

Not sure if you are a domestic or international student?

That's OK - it can be a little tricky to know the difference.

 

To help you out, we've put together a guide to answer any questions you might have.

 

Things like the difference between domestic and international students or the difference between course types like VET and undergraduate.

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