Master of Education

Course summary for international students

Note: You are seeing the 2015 view of this course information. These details may no longer be current.
Year2015 course information
Award granted Master of Education
CRICOS course code084246E
Deakin course code E770

Notes:

(i) New course commencing 2015.

(ii) This is not an initial teacher education qualification. Students wishing to enter the profession of teaching should instead consider E760 Master of Teaching or E730 Master of Applied Learning and Teaching

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Master of Education is offered to professional educators and other professionals. Students undertake a mixture of coursework units and a research paper/thesis.

The Master of Education builds upon the Graduate Certificate offered within the Faculty and may articulate to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

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

Course rules

To be awarded a Master of Education, students are required to successfully complete 16 credit points in one of the following configurations:

Option 1. Students must successfully complete:

• 4 credit points of foundational units

• 2 credit points of core units

• 4 credit points of research units (EXR781, EXR791, EXR796, EXR797)#

• 4 credit points of electives from a single specialist strand

• 2 credit points of electives from another specialist strand

Option 2. Students must successfully complete:

• 4 credit points of foundational units

• 2 credit points of core units

• 6 credit points of research units (EXR781, EXR791, EXR798 (2cp), EXR799(2cp))#

• 4 credit points of electives from a single specialist strand

Note: Professional Education and Training and International Education specialisations only available in Cloud (online) mode.

# EXR coded units final year of offer 2015.  Select EDX coded units from 2016. 

Course structure

Foundational units

EXE721Assessment and Learning (Final year of offer 2015)

EXE722Curriculum and Pedagogy (Final year of offer 2015)

EXE735Evaluation: Improvement and Accountability (Final year of offer 2015)

EXE736Knowledge, Learning and Learners (Final year of offer 2015)

Core units

EXE723Curriculum and Assessment Design

EXE734New Technologies in Education and Training

Research units

EXR781Education Research Methodology (Final year of offer 2015. Select EDX701 from 2016)

EXR791Designing and Developing a Research Project (Final year of offer 2015. Select EDX702 from 2016)

EXR796Research Paper Part A (Final year of offer 2015.  Select EDX703  from 2016)

EXR797Research Paper Part B (Final year of offer 2015.  Select EDX704  from 2016)

EXR798Minor Thesis Part A (Final year of offer 2015.  Select EDX705  from 2016)

EXR799Minor Thesis Part B (Final year of offer 2015.  Select EDX706  from 2016)

Specialist strands

Professional Education and Training

ECN704Applied Learning: Theories and Practice

EXE731Professional Learning and Development

ECN722Assessment Frameworks and Equity in the Workplace

ECJ723Applied Learning in the Postcompulsory Education and Training Sector

Inclusive Education

EIE701Personalising Learning: Curriculum and Assessment

EIE702Teaching and Learning in the Inclusive Classroom

EIE703Designing Engagement for Learning

EIE704Supporting Communication in Inclusive Classrooms

International Education (full strand not available in 2015)

EEG701Contemporary Issues in International Education

EEG702Professional Learning Theory and Practice in International Education

EEG703Governance and Capacity Building in International Education

EEG704Curriculum and Assessment in International Schools

Note: Professional Education and Training and International Education specialisations only available in Cloud (online) mode.

 

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