Graduate Certificate in Learning Sciences and Technology

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

Meet the needs of future and current e-learning professionals with this program aimed at those working in both the government and education sectors seeking to advance their careers in the field of e-learning or technology-supported learning.

You will complete core units of study introducing you to the learning sciences, educational design methodologies, innovative practice and emerging ICT, and a systems view of learning and change.

Subject to meeting progression requirements in the Graduate Certificate, you may apply to upgrade to the Graduate Diploma in Learning Sciences and Technology or the Master of Learning Sciences and Technology and choose to pursue a professional pathway or a research pathway in your chosen course of study.

Course outline

Candidates are required to complete a total of 24 credit points of core units.

Further course information

Graduate opportunities

The Graduate Certificate in Learning Sciences and Technology has been designed to provide an understanding of the skills needed for future e-learning professionals as well as those working in industry, government and education who are seeking to advance their careers as well as students pursuing a research career in ICT-supported learning.


Admission requirements

A successful applicant for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Learning Sciences and Technology will hold a Bachelor's degree in Education, Computer Science and Technology, Information Technology, Arts (Informatics) or Psychology AND either relevant postgraduate studies or one year's full time professional experience in relevant area of study; OR a Bachelor's degree and relevant postgraduate studies or a Bachelor's degree with one year's full time professional experience in a relevant field.

How to apply

Domestic students

How to apply

Applications are made online directly to the University and assessed by the Faculty.

International students

How to apply

not available to international students

Fee disclaimer

Domestic students

Postgraduate Domestic Tuition Fee

This 2016, tuition fee for a domestic postgraduate student represents the fee that is payable by you in the calendar year you commence your course, commencing in 2015 for a standard annual full time load of 48 credit points (1.0 EFTSL). If your study load is more or less than the 1.0 EFTSL your fee will differ.

Annual review for postgraduate domestic tuition fee

Importantly, tuition fees are subject to annual review by the University, and are likely to increase each year of your period of study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

Additional incidental fees

For some courses there are incidental fees additional to the student contribution and/or course fee. Some of those fees are significant, for example, faculty-specific materials, tools, protected clothing and equipment. For further information about these additional incidental fees, please visit the University's Future Students' website.

Potential for inaccuracy

Whilst every reasonable effort has been made to include correct and up to date information in this prospectus, you are also advised to consult directly with the Student Centre for domestic students or the International Office for international students so that they can provide you with specific and up to date information about those fees.

The academic requirements that are displayed are applicable to currently available courses only, and are updated annually in October and may be changed without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney, and you are referred to those documents

Please note that if you are classified by the University as a Research Training Scheme student in accordance with the Other Grants Guidelines (Research) 2010, you will be exempt from the payment of any SCA or tuition fees for courses undertaken as part of a Research Masters degree and Research Doctoral degree. More information about your eligibility for this Scheme is available here.