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Graduate Certificate in Geography Teaching

Postgraduate | CUR-GYT-GCE | 2024

Inspire your own students to wonder about the world

With no prior geography knowledge required you'll explore the environmental, social and economic aspects of human activity. Upskill to teach about climate change, cultural diversity, indigenous perspectives and the need for sustainable development.

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6 months full time or part time equivalent
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Graduate Certificate in Geography Teaching

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Entry requirements

There are four open enrolment subjects in this degree. However, students who wish to be awarded with the ‘Graduate Certificate in Geography Teaching’ MUST apply. Please refer to the Degree Structure Details section below for more information.

Career opportunities

Australian Council for Educational Research statistics show that Geography is ranked first for teachers teaching “out of field” in secondary schools. The Graduate Certificate in Geography Teaching is considered an advanced preparation for teaching geography in a secondary setting. It is therefore an advantage when seeking employment in a high school setting. Adding the Graduate Certificate in Geography Teaching to your education qualifications will allow you to keep apace of a rapidly evolving educational landscape.

Professional recognition

Articulation with other award programs is decided on a case-by-case basis.

Below is link to the list of state-based teacher registration bodies for reference.

State-based Teacher Registration Bodies (PDF, 30Kb)

Career outlook

Secondary School Teachers:
$93K to $120K

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