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S96 Graduate Certificate in Children's Literature

Literature is food for the mind, while Children’s Literature nourishes future generations and future leaders. This is why our exciting new Graduate Certificate in Children’s Literature is so compelling, for it will engage with community agencies that focus on the child by combining literature units with more applied units from across the University. The Graduate Certificate has all the hallmarks of the best in cross-disciplinary courses: the exploration of ideas and the opportunity to put them into practice. The course is specifically designed to enable its graduates to upgrade and modernize their qualifications in Children’s Literature. A Graduate Certificate in Children’s Literature will enlarge career opportunities for graduates, not only in their chosen career, but also in, for example, the fields of Psychology, Writing and Education, including Teacher Librarianship.



Admission to the course requires the completion of a Bachelor's degree, or five years' professional experience.

This course is available on Mt Lawley Campus.

This course is available online, but some of the units may also run internally.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following modes of delivery - On-campus, and Online.

Units will be offered on line, but may also be offered on campus.

The Graduate Certificate in Children's Literature is a 60 credit point (4 unit) award.

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2013 VET: 20/05/2013