Master of Professional Practice (Digital Learning)

COURSE (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS)

Overview

The Master of Professional Practice (Digital Learning) is designed for experienced professionals seeking to progress their career through a professionally recognised postgraduate qualification. The course will suit those working in the fields of digital learning and emerging technologies in higher education??? who seek recognition for their prior learning, skills, demonstrated expertise and extensive experience through a combination of professional practice credentials and coursework units.  The course offers educators, learning designers and educational resource managers a credible and validated approach to optimising prior learning and workplace experience to accelerate achievement of the course learning outcomes.  The course recognises the rapid pace of innovation in digital learning environments, and the and skills required by educational professionals amid constant change. Employability skills are validated and endorsed through a final holistic assessment activity that requires students to demonstrate their expertise.

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Key facts

English language requirements

IELTS overall score of 6.5 (with no band score less than 6) or equivalent

Duration

2 to 2.5 years part time

Campuses

This course is only offered in Cloud (online) mode

Trimester 1

  • Start date: March
  • Available at:
    • Cloud

Trimester 2

  • Start date: July
  • Available at:
    • Cloud

Trimester 3

  • Start date: November
  • Available at:
    • Cloud

Key information

Award granted

Master of Professional Practice (Digital Learning)

Year

2018 course information

Estimated fee rate

$11,840 tuition fees plus $4,950 for Professional Practice Credentials
Learn more about fees and your options for paying.

Deakin code

E798

Level

Higher Degree Coursework (Masters and Doctorates)

Approval status

This course is approved by the University under the Higher Education Standards Framework.

Australian Quality Framework (AQF) recognition

The award conferred upon completion is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9.

Course Structure

To qualify for the award of Master of Professional Practice (Digital Learning), a student must successfully complete 4 credit points, 10 Professional Practice credentials and AAI018 Academic Integrity (0-credit-point compulsory unit).

  • Academic Integrity AAI018
  • Introductory Units

  • Designing, Teaching and Assessing Higher Education Programs EEE731
  • Research Design Development and Method EDX701
  • Credentials

    Students must complete ten Professional Practice credentials.

    Students must successfully the following Professional Practice credentials based on evidence from their own professional practice. The credentials may be attempted separately or simultaneously and are assessed by an assessment panel that includes both academic and industry representatives.

    Credential Code Must have been achieved with the previous*
    Digital Learning Professional Expertise 1 (Broad) CRXBD-A1  5 years
    Digital Learning Professional Expertise 2 (Deep) CRXDD-A1  5 years
    Critical thinking CRCRI-A1 5 years
    Communication CRCOM-A1 5 years
    Digital literacy CRDIL-A1 5 years
    Innovation CRINN-A1 5 years
    Problem solving CRPSV-A1 5 years
    Teamwork CRTWK-A1 5 years
    Self Management CRSMA-A1 5 years
    Global citizenship CRGCZ-A1 5 years

    *Applicants who have not satisfied the level requirement, or who have successfully achieved the credential but not within the required timeframe may be permitted to seek re-credentialing.

    Research Units

  • Research Paper A EDX703
  • Research Paper B EDX704
  • Entry requirements

    Completion of an Australian Bachelor degree (min. 3 years) in any discipline area or approved international equivalent.

    Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.

    To be eligible for admission to this program, all applicants should check the Entry and English Language requirements.

    IELTS / English language requirements

    Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies. (more details)

    It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses. 

    Course learning outcomes

    Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

    Course Learning Outcomes

    Discipline specific knowledge and capabilities

    Capacity to use advanced technologies and specialised knowledge to create effective and engaging learning experiences across a wide range of disciplines and contexts

    Communication

    Using advanced design, analytics, visualisation, and instructional approaches to create accessible and engaging digital learning experiences

    Digital literacy

    Create compelling digital learning solutions using a range of channels appropriate to the users’ device and location

    Critical thinking

    Systematically investigate and critically evaluate new technologies, methodologies and theories of learning and teaching in online environments

    Problem solving

    Apply advanced problem solving skills to conceptualise, design, construct, test and validate innovative digital learning solutions

    Self-management

    Sustain self-directed professional development to keep pace with innovation and actively transfer advanced theory and skills into the creation of effective digital learning and teaching solutions

    Teamwork

    Use advanced technologies and media for professional collaboration and improve the individual and group learning and teaching experience

    Global citizenship

    Develop and manage learning strategies and systems sensitive to the ethical, social and cultural contexts and different user requirements

    Approved by Faculty Board October 2016

     

    How to apply

    Apply direct to Deakin

    Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. For information on the application process and closing dates, see the Apply web page. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.

    Apply through Deakin

    Deakin International office or Deakin representative

    Fill out the application form and submit to a Deakin International office or take your application form to a Deakin representative for assistance

    PDF Application form - 306 KB

    Need more information on how to apply?

    For information on the application process and closing dates, see the How to apply webpage
    If you’re still having problems, please contact Deakin International for assistance.

    Course pathways

    If your circumstances change, you can exit the Masters with a Graduate Certificate of Professional Practice (Digital Learning) and graduate on successful completion of the requirements for that course.

    Fee information

    The ‘Estimated tuition fee’ is provided as a guide only based on a typical enrolment of students completing this course within the same year in which they started. The cost will vary depending on your study load, the length of your course and any approved Credit for Prior Learning you have.

    Learn more about fees and available payment options.

    The course includes a combination of tuition fees for four credit points of study and ten Professional Practice Credentials.

    Professional Practice degrees are designed for those who wish to be credentialed for outcomes towards which they have already made significant progress through their extensive experience in a relevant professional field.

    Scholarship options

    A Deakin scholarship could help you pay for your course fees, living costs and study materials. If you've got something special to offer Deakin - or maybe you just need a bit of extra support - we've got a scholarship opportunity for you. Search or browse through our scholarships

    Offered campuses

    Study online at Cloud Campus

    Students are able to study all or part of this course online. You can study anywhere, anytime through Deakin's Cloud Campus.

    Learn more about studying online and the Cloud Campus

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