Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Languages Education

The information on this page applies to future students. Current students should refer to their faculty handbooks for course information.

The course is open to Indigenous Australians only. A successful applicant for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Languages Education must have completed a minimum two years study toward a teaching qualification, that is, a Diploma in Education (Aboriginal) or equivalent. There is no language proficiency requirement for admission to the course or for the award of the Graduate Certificate.

Further course information

Graduate opportunities

Graduates may fufil a variety of roles in Indigenous languages education contexts and languages revitalisation generally.


Admission requirements

This program has been suspended for 2015.

How to apply

Domestic students

How to apply

Program is not available in 2015, therefore, nor applications/enrolment are closed for 2015 commencement. Applications are made online directly to the University and assessed by the Faculty of Education and Social Work. On-time applications for Semester 1 (March) close on the last working day of October. As this program is specifically for Indigenous Australians, applicants are required to provide confirmation that they are of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. This confirmation can be in the form of a letter of identity from your local Aboriginal Land Council, Aboriginal Legal Service, Aboriginal Medical Service, or other official Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation. If you cannot provide a letter from any of these organisations, you will need to provide a statutory declaration confirming your Aboriginality. You will need to provide your confirmation document with your application.

International students

How to apply

Program is not available in 2015.

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