Graduate Certificate in International Education (IB)

Course overview

  • 6 months full time / 1 year part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Term 1 Intake - January and Term 3 Intake - July


Certified and accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organisation®, the Graduate Certificate in International Education (IB) provides qualified teachers with the theoretical and practical skills related to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme and IB education more broadly.

Offered by Australia’s leading university for education (Times Higher Education World University Ranking by subject), this course allows students to continue teaching while studying at a time and place that suits them.

Who is this course for?

This course is for practising teachers who are passionate about education and interested in the IB philosophy. Whether you're in the early stages of your career and you want to expand your career opportunities, or you have taught for many years and you're looking to upskill and improve their teaching quality, this internationally recognised qualification is for you.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.

Course aims

This course is designed to produce teachers with expertise and specialist knowledge in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme. As a student of this course, you will also gain high-quality professional development that encourages critical thinking and self-reflection.

Related pathway courses

You may also be interested in the Master of International Education (International Baccalaureate).

Graduates who specialise in the Primary Years Programme (PYP) (ages 3–12), Middle Years Programme (MYP) or Education (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) (ages 16–18) are eligible for the IB Certificate in teaching and learning through the International Baccalaureate Organisation®.