With a reputation as one of the top universities in Australia for producing ‘job-ready’ graduates, Notre Dame’s Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) provides the perfect pathway to becoming a secondary school teacher. Whether you’re hoping to work in a government, an independent or Catholic school, The University of Notre Dame Australia is committed to supporting you in achieving your goal.

Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)

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CourseGraduate Diploma of Education (Secondary)
Duration1 year full-time
A Graduate Degree
Study ModeFull-time
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Outline of Studies
The Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary) is a pre-service teacher education program for students who have already completed an undergraduate (Bachelor) degree. The course is offered as a one-year, full-time program on the Fremantle campus.

Please note: Applicants for Secondary Education degrees need to have completed an undergraduate degree with major and minor specialisation strands in subject areas that support teaching in two of the learning areas of the secondary school curriculum.
Catholic students seeking to teach Religious Education in the Catholic school system can elect to meet (either in part or total) the requirements of accreditation as mandated by the Catholic Education Office of Western Australia. A number of units in Theology and Religious Education prepare students to teach Religious Education. Students wishing to seek employment within the Catholic school sector can also meet the necessary accreditation requirements (either in part or total) within their program.