Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Lang Intv Hearing Impt)

Course 981LH (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Year and Campus: 2010 - Parkville
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Assoc Prof Margaret Brown

Dr Louise Paatsch


Education Student Centre

Level 2 Alice Hoy Building

Course Overview: This course is designed around the Victorian Institute of Teaching requirements for course accreditation and registration of teachers in specialist areas. Since the Victorian Institute of Teaching's requirements are aligned with those in other states in Australia, students completing these courses will be eligible to apply for registration interstate. The courses also are designed along the recommendations of the Council on Exceptional Children in the USA.

Students completing the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Language Intervention and Hearing Impairment) should be able to:

  • Have knowledge of current thinking and research in either language intervention or education of the hearing impaired;
  • Be stimulated to think critically and analytically about issues and ideas;
  • Be encouraged to think critically and creatively about their teaching;
  • Have the opportunity to explore the relevance and application of new ideas to their professional practice;
  • Engage in problem solving both independently and as a member of a team;
  • Think critically about their own assumptions and evaluate their own ideas;
  • Demonstrate broad writing and communication skills;
  • Have an ongoing and deepening commitment to the study and practice of education.
Course Structure & Available Subjects: Students complete 50 points of study
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Entry Requirements:

An applicant may be eligible for entry into the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Language Intervention and Hearing Impairment) if the applicant has:

  • completed an approved degree and an approved teaching qualification or equivalent;
  • completed an approved four-year teaching degree or equivalent; or
  • completed an approved equivalent qualification which is recognised by the Faculty as evidence of adequate preparation for the course and has a record of professional or teaching experience in a field and at a level acceptable to the Faculty.
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
Graduate Attributes: Not available
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