Program of study
To qualify for the Master of Education (Higher Education), a student must complete 54 units, including approved credit, with a grade of P or NGP or better, according to the following program of study.
Students are expected to discuss their option topics with the specialisation coordinator. The final program of study must be approved by the specialisation coordinator.
The Dean (Education) may approve an alternative pattern or the inclusion of other topics from an appropriate Graduate Certificate or Masters program offered by the University or another institution.
It may be possible for students who are eligible for advanced standing to complete the degree in one year.
Core - Year 1 & 2 topics
36 units comprising:
EDUC8905 Higher Education: A Global Context (4.5 units)
EDUC9607 Preparation for Coursework Project in Leadership and Management (4.5 units)
EDUC9722 Coursework Project in Education (Part 1) (4.5 units) *
EDUC9723 Coursework Project in Education (Part 2) (4.5 units) *
EDUC9761 Approaches to Research (4.5 units)
EDUC9906 Higher Education: Global Perspectives on Teaching and Learning (4.5 units)
EDUC9907 Pedagogies for Global Higher Education Contexts (4.5 units)
EDUC9908 Researching Higher Education from a Global Perspective (4.5 units)
Option - Year 1 & 2 topics **
Select up to 18 units from a combination of the following option and Research Preparation topics:
EDUC9719 Independent Research Study (4.5 units)
EDUC9767 Assessment in Education (4.5 units)
EDUC9709 Mindfulness and the Inner World of Teaching and Learning(4.5 units)
EDUC9612 Advanced Issues in Education (4.5 units)
EDUC9733 The Psychology of Learning and Instruction (4.5 units)
EDUC8731 Motivation, Cognition and Metacognition in Learning(4.5 units)
EDUC9706 Visualising Language Learning (4.5 units)
EDUC9704 Exploring Languages Pedagogy - Theory and Practice (4.5 units)
Research Preparation topics
COMS9001 Communicating Research (4.5 units)
POAD9058 Research Design (4.5 units)
PHCA9502A Qualitative Research Methods – Part A (4.5 units)
PHCA9502B Qualitative Research Methods – Part B (4.5 units)
* With the approval of the Course Coordinator, students with a Distinction average may take an 18-unit Dissertation in place of EDUC9722 and EDUC9723 and 9 units of Year 1 and 2 Option topics.
**With the approval of the Course Coordinator, up to 18 units may be substituted with appropriate level 8000 or 9000 topics.