Education (Learning Difficulties)

A postgraduate program

This course is not offered in 2015

Fast facts

Course type: Postgraduate (coursework)
Availability (full-time or part-time): Full-time l Part-time
Location: On campus l External


Course name: Graduate Certificate in Education (Learning Difficulties)
Duration (full-time equivalent):  6 months
SATAC code:  2GC009
CRICOS code: External only for international students


This program is designed to develop knowledge and understanding of difficulties children may experience in learning and strategies that can improve learning.

Students complete four topics:

  • Educating Children with Learning Difficulties
  • Intervention for Students with Literacy Difficulties
  • Intervention for Students with Numeracy Difficulties
  • Educational Planning and Assessment for Students with Special Needs.

What will I study?

Refer to the program of study:

Entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification in education, disability studies, psychology, speech and language therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy or a closely related discipline from an approved tertiary institution.

The University may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show that they demonstrate the experience, knowledge and aptitude required to undertake the course. Please contact the University for further advice.

This course is professionally-oriented and is intended for people currently employed as teachers in the field of education; it does not qualify graduates for teacher registration.

International students: Entry and English language requirements


Domestic students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC
Application closing dates:

Check SATAC.



International students
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply
Application closing dates: Semester 1 - 30 November of the year preceding admission
Semester 2 - 31 May of that year.


Annual fees

CourseDomestic studentsInternational students
Graduate Certificate in Education (Learning Difficulties)

Place type: Full fee paying

Fee to be advised

2015 - $11,550

Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated? 

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