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Education - PGCert

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
  • Duration
    6 months
  • Annual tuition fee
    11,460 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 15,430 AUD

  • Language taught in
  • Start date
    February, July, September

Program Overview

What the University of Newcastle says about their program:
"If you are a practising teacher or educator with a passion for learning and desire to develop an advanced understanding of a variety of broad issues then the Graduate Certificate in Education is the program for you. This program will enhance your existing skills as an education professional, see you connect with the latest developments and research in the field, and move beyond the classroom to explore system-level issues and challenges. Upon graduation you will be positioned as an educational leader."

Admissions requirements

Please see below the admissions criteria required in order to apply at The University of Newcastle, Australia.

Standard Requirements - IETLS 6.0

Programs such as Law, Social Work, Speech Pathology, Education, Health and Medicine, Science will require a IELTS of 7.0 or higher.

Senior secondary school qualification

Admission to undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

Post-secondary study

Further education like diplomas and university study can also be assessed for admission.

Additional requirements

Some programs have additional requirements like an audition, or portfolio.

Postgraduate entry requirements

A number of postgraduate programs have academic and work experience requirements. You will need to check entry requirements specifically for your chosen program of study.

February - July intakes, some programs run in May and September.

Fees and funding

At The University of Newcastle, Australia, the price of tuition varies for each student, based on your level of study, program of study, and the individual courses that you take. The deposit may not cover the full cost of your first term of fees.

You may also be qualified to apply for a scholarship based on your home country, academic performance, or area of study. Scholarships include financial support for students from diverse backgrounds, rewards for academic excellence and funding for research students.

Scholarship ranges from $1,500 - $18,000

Architecture and Built Environment Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship

Amount: Up to AUS$6,000 per year Basis of Award: Tiered entry based on previous study

Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship

Amount: Up to AUD$6,000 per year Basis of Award: Tiered entry based on previous study

Built Environment and Engineering Undergraduate Golden Jubilee International Scholarship

Amount: AUS$140,000 in total Basis of Award: Full scholarship open to 2 International students globally

Global Leaders Scholarship for Business / Law Undergraduate and Business Postgraduate

Amount: AUS$10,000 in total Basis of Award: Students from Latin America and other regions

Built Environment and Engineering International Undergraduate Scholarship

Amount: AUS$5,000 per year Basis of Award: Tiered entry based on previous study

Visa requirements for University of Newcastle

Many international students will require a visa to study in Australia, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Australia student visa requirements