Graduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching (Literacy)
Federation University Australia - Online

Course outline

The Graduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching (Literacy) focuses on the critical skills needed to teach literacy in the digital era from the perspective of educational and language sciences. 21st-century learners need to not only decode and comprehend but to also develop sophisticated processes such as critical analysis, reflection, and evaluation.
This program can be completed online/blended and is delivered part-time over 1 year.
You will learn about literacy as a social process, language as a functional tool, and how to apply this knowledge in the classroom. From a broad exploration of genre to the intricacies of grammar, phonology and phonetics, you will learn the pedagogies that support deep learning of literacy.

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching (Literacy) you may choose to pathway to our Master of Specialist Teaching (Literacy) with full credit.

Note

To help you get the most from your online learning experience, it’s important that you own or have frequent access to a fast and reliable computer that’s ideally not more than two years old.
You will also need frequent access to a reliable high-speed internet connection. You should expect to use approximately 5GB of data each month, per course, just for study use.

For further information, visit the Minimum IT requirements for studying online <a href="https://federation.edu.au/current-students/starting-at-federation/minimum-it-requirements-for-studying?_ga=2.253570063.760131761.1646546845-1163459216.1628918641
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Admissions Criteria

Successful completion of an Initial Teacher Education degree with eligibility for Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration

Prerequisites

Applicant must be 16; Prior study

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

• Teacher

• Primary teacher

• Secondary teacher

• Literacy educator

• Literacy coach

• Education consultant

• Educator

• Tutor

• Academic

• University educator

• Adult education teacher

• Pedagogical leader in children’s services

• Principal

Course Code
041130
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Graduate Certificate
Study Area
Education
Study Mode
Part time
Course Duration

1 year Part time