Graduate Diploma of Education (Primary)
This course provides graduates of other degrees with the opportunity to qualify for a teaching profession in one year of full-time study.
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This course provides graduates of other degrees with the opportunity to qualify for a teaching profession in one year of full-time study. Successful graduates can register with the Queensland College of Teachers. International students should consult the relevant authority in their home country.
An integral part of becoming a teacher is gaining practical experience in schools. You will complete 55 days of professional experience in primary school settings during the course, plus another 20 days of wider professional experience. Placements are allocated in government and non-government schools.
You must hold a Blue Card issued by the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian before you can begin your professional placements. Blue Card applications are made by completing the application form available from the School of Education website.
The School of Education offers professional development opportunities, student flexibility through course design and structure, as well as a successful history in securing funding for major research programs.
This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.