What will I learn?

This graduate certificate meets the needs of educators in Islamic schools or educators in state and private schools with Muslim students. Graduates of this certificate will be able to apply an advanced body of knowledge to engage in reflective practice and develop high quality professional practices for Muslim students in diverse learning environments and educational settings.

It has been designed in collaboration with our research and industry partners to provide you with the knowledge, pedagogical and practical skills to promote learning for Muslim students in diverse educational settings. If you wish to contribute to research development in Islamic education, and education more broadly, you can also use this qualification as a pathway to the Graduate Diploma in Education (Islamic Education), the Master of Education and doctoral studies.

What you'll learn

The Graduate Certificate in Education (Islamic Education) offers professional learning aligned with contemporary educational polices, standards and practices, within the framework of Islamic teaching.

The courses you will study relate to contemporary issues, and include themes of student well-being and managing learning environments. You will develop skills to better meet the needs, and improve the quality of education, for Muslim students.

You will graduate with foundations in contemporary Islamic theology, and in Islamic teaching across a range of diverse educational settings for Muslim students.

Career outcomes

Your career

As a graduate of this qualification, you could reasonably expect to find employment in Islamic schools or possibly Madrassahs, Pesantrens, or in state and private schools with a high percentage of Muslim students. Educational settings could range from early childhood to school learning.

If you wish to contribute to research development in Islamic education, and education more broadly, you could consider continuing with a Graduate Diploma in Education (Islamic Education), the Master of Education and doctoral studies.

Which department am I in?

UniSA Education Futures

Study options

Full Time (0.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,300.00 (US$ 21,185) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

Magill Campus

St Bernards Rd,

MAGILL,

South Australia,

5072, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

At a minimum you must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, to the required standard, from a recognized higher institution in Australian or the international equivalent and/or the equivalent professional work experience. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing); TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 577 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 177; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 58 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE5.

For international students

Successful completion of a recognised bachelor degree or equivalent; or
Five years' relevant work experience

English Language Requirements:

IELTS score of 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing); TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 577 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 177; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 58 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE5.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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