James Cook University

Graduate Certificate of Education for Sustainability

On Campus - Townsville City, Queensland, Australia

James Cook University
Enrolment Date(s):
February 2015, mid year
0.5 Years
Enrolment deadline:
30 Nov 2015

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Course description

This course is based on principles and practice of education for Sustainable Development currently being implemented through the United Nation’s Decade of Sustainable Development 2005-2014 and includes problem solving, critical thinking and experimentation.

This course will explore local, regional, national and international issues of sustainability and stewardship of national resources.

The graduate certificate will be of particular interest to individuals with an interest in:

  • teaching and learning (eg teachers and trainers who focus on sustainability);
  • interpretation (eg. tour operators, park rangers, visitor centre staff);
  • Fostering sustainable practices and behaviours.

Entry requirements

Completion of an undergraduate teaching degree, or other relevant degree or diploma, from this or another university.

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Graduate Certificates.

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).

Additional selection requirements

Other qualifications recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellors of the Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Science the Faculty of Science and Engineering, as equivalent to the above.

Enrolment instruction

Course website

Contact Telephone:+617 4781 6289

Contact Email:facultyaess.tsv@jcu.edu.au