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Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies

As an education professional you can play an important role in shaping the next generation of society. The Graduate Diploma in Educational studies will strengthen your professional portfolio and will help you to develop specialised knowledge of the schooling system as a first step in your educational career.

12 months

Winter - January | Spring - April | Summer - July | Autumn - September

Fees per subject
AED 7,472.50
USD 2,036
(VAT 5% inclusive)


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Upon completion of the Graduate Diploma, you have the option to progress to the Masters level qualification, which will help you to develop the strategic competencies required to take on leadership roles in the sector.


Discipline Leader

Dr Muna Amr

Dr Muna Amr
Associate Professor
PhD, MPhil, University of Cambridge/ BA, MA, University of Jordan

Before joining UOWD, Dr Amr was an Associate Professor of Special Education at the University of Jordan specialising in teaching courses with a focus on learning disabilities, language and speech...

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Program Highlights

Pathway to higher studies

Obtaining the Graduate Diploma will enable you to progress to the Masters level program, which will help you to move ahead in your career and take on educational leadership responsibilities.

Industry informed and aligned

Designed in collaboration with key industry stakeholders, the program will teach you how to apply advanced theories and practices in education at national and international levels.

Focussed on best practice

With emphasis on curriculum development, instructional design, pedagogy, assessment, cognitive and affective development, and teacher leadership competencies, this program will position you at the forefront of innovation and best practice in the education sector.

Globally accredited, locally relevant 

The program is accredited by the UAE Ministry of Education, and quality assured by UOW Australia, and therefore recognised throughout the UAE and internationally. Upon graduation, students can choose either a degree certificate from UOWD or a degree certificate from UOW Australia.

Program Outcomes

On successful completion of the Graduate Diploma of Educational Studies, you will be equipped with the skills and experience to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of theory and practice within the field of education in national and international contexts.
  • Design assessment tools and tasks and interpret data and evidence to reflect on the impact of teaching on learning outcomes.
  • Implement relevant technical knowledge in curriculum design, pedagogy and new technologies to engage students in learning.
  • Implement appropriate instruction and management practices for inclusive and productive learning environments.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of leadership in schools and educational institutions.

Program Structure

To achieve a Graduate Diploma of Educational Studies from UOWD you will complete the following subjects:

Subject Code Subject Name
EDGX901 Psychology for Educators
EDMS922 Assessment and Reporting in a School context
EDGZ803 Current Issues in Education: Curriculum, Pedagogy and Policy
EDGL901 Educational Leadership
EDGI900 Technology in Education
EDGS916 Models of Behaviour Management
EDGS901 Inclusive Education: Strategies, Policies and Legislation
EDGL911 Leadership of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

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