No further student intake from Semester 2, 2021
The Master of Education (Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice) is a 72-unit program offered by the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work on campus and in distance mode.
The Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice specialisation will be identified on the student’s transcript of academic record and on the parchment presented to the student on completion of the course.
Students are required to complete 72 units for the Master of Education (Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice).
Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification.
Advanced Entry (1.5 years) applicants who have completed an approved degree or equivalent qualification in Education, Teaching or a closely related discipline may be eligible to complete a program of 54 units.
The Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
The Master of Education (Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice) is professionally-oriented and is intended for people currently employed in the field of education, those who would like to be so employed, and those who have an interest in developing their knowledge and practice, with a focus on understanding and renewing teaching and learning. It is designed to meet the increasing demand for professional education about teaching-learning issues such as motivation, cognition and metacognition.
The program aims to provide students with opportunities, within the field of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice, to:
It is expected that graduates from this specialisation will be able, in the field of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice, to:
Credit may be granted, on application, for: prior study completed in a relevant Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters degree; accredited professional development; or relevant work experience.
Every effort has been made to ensure the information published on the Course Rule pages is accurate at the time of publication. Flinders University reserves the right to amend its curriculum without prior notice, and will update the Course Rules to reflect any amendments at the earliest opportunity.
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