Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching

CRICOS code 055149B

Units to complete: 8

Duration: on campus 1 year full-time, online 4 years part-time

Start date: March, July

Campus: Toowoomba

Entry requirements

• English IELTS 7.0 or equivalent

• 3-year recognised bachelor degree (or equivalent) in a discipline other than education

Other requirements

• Students will need to be available for 75 days of professional school-based experience over the duration of the program.

• A 30-hour compulsory induction program is held prior to the commencement of study. For those who elect not to attend the induction in person, an equivalent online program is available.

• Applicants for the Primary pathway must demonstrate adequate coverage across the P – 7 Key Learning Areas in their first degree or other studies; applicants for Middle Years and Secondary pathways must demonstrate discipline knowledge in two defined teaching areas in their first degree or other studies.

Program focus

This program is designed to enable degree-level graduates to acquire a recognised teacher education qualification. This innovative and flexible program develops knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for success in the work of contemporary educators. The flexibility of the Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching program allows you to balance the competing demands of work, family and study. Choose from the following specialisations:

  • Primary (School Years Prep – 7)
  • Middle Years of Schooling (School Years 5 – 9)
  • Secondary (School Years 8 – 12)

Program structure

4 Core courses PLUS 4 Sector Specialisation courses


All students must complete a minimum of 30 days of their supervised professional experience (total 75 days) in Australian schools.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
1 - 4 years
Part time
Full time
17,600 AUD
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Toowoomba, Queensland
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 - 4 years
Price 17,600 AUD
(campus), 15840 AUD (online) per year