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Master of Education

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Award granted Master of Education
Campus

Offered at Melbourne Burwood Campus and off campus

Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code016888A
Deakin course codeE700

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Master of Education is offered to professional educators. Students can choose to do coursework only, or combine coursework with a research paper.

The Master of Education builds upon the Graduate Certificate offered within the Faculty and, if undertaken with a research paper, may articulate to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

As a graduate of this course students will possess an understanding of contemporary education issues and discourses; have high-level critical and evaluative skills; translate into practice your experiences and understandings of the program; and have demonstrated their ability to undertake educational research projects.

Students will be expected to have computer and internet access.

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Alternative exits

Graduate Certificate of Education (E500)

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Teaching methods

Students may receive instructional materials offered through CloudDeakin, CD-ROM and website links. Interaction with lecturers and classmates is provided through use of CloudDeakin, email and telephone links.

Articulation

Master of Education students who successfully complete two credits of research method studies and a two credit point research paper, at an appropriate standard, may apply for entry into PhD studies.

Those who complete a Master of Education by coursework alone, will be required to complete some level of research training at an appropriate standard before being accepted for doctoral studies.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

To be awarded a Master of Education, students are required to successfully complete 8 credit points of study under one of the following configurations:

General coursework only

  • a minimum of 8 credit points of study from any units at Masters level offered by the School of Education. Participants are encouraged to select from across the full unit range or focus on a group of units covering an area of interest.

In consultation with the course director, students may include other Masters level units offered by the School of Education or elsewhere.

 

 

General Coursework with research paper

  • A minimum of 4 credit points of study from any Master of Education units;
  • EXR781 Unit description is currently unavailable   *
    and
  • EXR791 Unit description is currently unavailable   
    and
  • EXR796/797 Research Paper Part A and Part B **

* Where students have an equivalent research study and/or experience this unit may be replaced with another 1 credit point unit in consultation with the course director.

 

** Research Paper Part A and Part B may be available to complete within the same trimester, but only after consultation with the course director.

 

In consultation with the course director, students may include other Masters level units offered by the School of Education or elsewhere may be included.

 

 

General coursework with minor thesis

  • Two credit points of study from any Master of Education units;
  • EXR781 Unit description is currently unavailable   *
  • EXR791 Unit description is currently unavailable   
    and
  • EXR798/799 Minor Thesis Part A and Part B **

Note: This option is available only in special cases with approval from the course director after completion of two units at Distinction level or higher.

* Where students have an equivalent research study and/or experience this unit may be replaced with another 1 credit point unit in consultation with the course director.

 

** Minor Thesis Part A and Part B may be available to complete within the same trimester, but only after consultation with the course director.

 

In consultation with the course director, students may include other Masters level units offered by the School of Education or elsewhere may be included.

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Course structure

This course is highly flexible and students may select any 8 units from below unit listings, allowing participants to choose units from across the range on offer to build individual strengths. Any of the specialist units can be included to develop a specialist stream such as EEG701 and EEG702 for International Schooling.


Coursework


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Notes:

i) EEI714, ESM701 are wholly online units

ii) ESM733 offered in alternate years 2013, 2015.

iii) ESM704 offered in alternate years 2014, 2016.

iv) EEG701, EEG702, EEG703 and EEG704 are not offered 2013, re-offered 2014.

 

Generic units focus on general contemporary educational issues. Each generic unit may be tailored toward the specialist interests of the student.


EXE731 Unit description is currently unavailable   

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Note: EXE734 is a wholly online unit


 

Research Units


EXR781 Unit description is currently unavailable   

EXR791 Unit description is currently unavailable   

EXR796 Unit description is currently unavailable   **

EXR797 Unit description is currently unavailable   **

EXR798 Unit description is currently unavailable   

EXR799 Unit description is currently unavailable   

  

** EXR796, EXR797 trimester 3 subject to the availability of appropriate supervisors and in consultation with the Course Director.

 

 

 

 

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