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Graduate Certificate of Education (Learning Difficulties)

Course code L47

Intended to prepare trained teachers to support students with specific needs in a regular classroom or in a special education facility.

The course provides studies of both a theoretical and practical nature. Teachers will develop an understanding of the learning needs of students who have learning difficulties or learning disabilities. It will also provide teachers with knowledge and understandings of whole school approaches to supporting students at educational risk.

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

L47

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $3,350

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Duration

1 year part-time

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Availability & Campus

Semester 1 Semester 2
Joondalup
Mount Lawley PT PT
South West
Online PT PT
FT - Full-time PT - Part-time

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Early closing date 27-07-2020

This course has an early closing date for applications. To avoid disappointment, we recommend you apply by this date.

Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

L47

Fees

See Fees and Scholarships for further information.

Duration

1 year part-time

See Course Details for further information.

Availability & Campus

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

See Course Details for further information.

Early closing date 27-07-2020

This course has an early closing date for applications. To avoid disappointment, we recommend you apply by this date.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study part-time at Mount Lawley or Online

Semester 2: Study part-time at Mount Lawley or Online

Semester availability

This course is not offered on-campus or online to international students.

Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
EDU6373Foundation Studies and Current Issues in Special Education15
EDU6584Strategies for Learning Difficulties15
LAN6124How Children Learn Literacy: Processes, Development, Difficulties15
MAE6103How Children Learn Mathematics: Processes, Development, Difficulties15
RECOMMENDED ELECTIVES
Unit Code Unit TitleCredit Points
In consultation with the Course Coordinator, one of the following elective units may be substituted for one of EDU6584, LAN6124 or MAE6103 listed above. EDU6373 is a required unit and cannot be substituted with an alternative unit.
EDU6188Independent Study15
LAN6000Teaching, Assessing and Improving Writing15
LAN6001Teaching Reading: Theory, Comprehension and Skills15

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

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Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $3,350 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the actual amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

ECU has a scholarship program that provides many opportunities each year to students undertaking studies here.

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Career Opportunities

This course will support graduates in professional advancement as teachers, leaders and administrators.

Possible future job titles

Special Needs Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Learning Support

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