Graduate Certificate in Teaching Religious Education [GCTRE]

(Accredited through UD)

Description

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching Religious Education prepares graduates to teach religious education. It provides graduates with knowledge of the disciplines, principles, practices and traditions that form the basis for religious education.

Course outcomes

Graduates of the Graduate Certificate in Teaching Religious Education

  • have a foundational knowledge and skills in theological disciplines of importance for teaching religious education
  • have enhanced their capabilities to engage with particular faith traditions and spirituality
  • have ability to communicate religious traditions to students by drawing critically on appropriate sources
  • apply knowledge of contemporary approaches to the learning and teaching of religious education
  • apply their knowledge to religious awareness and faith formation of students and the formation of religious identity in a school community.

Course structure

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching Religious Education consists of 45 points, comprised of one of three programs, through either Australian Lutheran College, Catholic Theological College or Yarra Theological Union.

Entry requirements

For published information specific to this course, including the associated regulation, go to the Graduate Certificate in Teaching Religious Education.

ALC operates with a policy of credit transfer and recognition of prior learning (RPL); see the Course Credit Policy.

Duration

  • Not more than 2 years part-time
  • 1 semester full-time

Study modes

  • ALC offers units in a variety of study modes (also referred to as delivery modes).

Please see ALC study modes. For off campus study options see Off campus study.

Course updated: 08/05/2017 4:15pm