Program of study
To qualify for the Master of Education (Higher Education), a student must complete 72 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.
Core - Year 1 & 2 topics
27 units comprising:
EDUC8905 Higher Education: A Global Context (4.5 units)
EDUC9719 Independent Research Study (4.5 units)*
EDUC9761 Approaches to Research (4.5 units)
EDUC9767 Assessment in Education (4.5 units)
EDUC9906 Higher Education: Global Perspectives on Teaching and Learning (4.5 units)
EDUC9908 Researching Higher Education from a Global Perspective (4.5 units)
* Other research options such as a 9-unit Coursework Project or an 18-unit Dissertation may be taken instead of EDUC9719 with the approval of the Course Coordinator.
Option - Year 1 & 2 topics
Select up to 45 units from a combination of the following option and Research Preparation topics:
EDUC8601 Strategic Thinking and Planning (4.5 units)
EDUC8602 Leaders and Leadership (4.5 units)
EDUC8618 Pedagogical Leadership (4.5 units)
EDUC9606 Planning Change in Organisations (4.5 units)
EDUC9610 Developing People in Organisations (4.5 units)
EDUC9611 Managing Innovation in Organisations (4.5 units)
EDUC9703 Postgraduate Education: Purposes and Practices (4.5 units)
Research Preparation topics
EDUC9762 Introduction to Statistics (4.5 units)
EDUC9763 Survey and Questionnaire Methods (4.5 units)
EDUC9764 Methods in Ethnography (4.5 units)
EDUC9765 Researching Texts and Documents (4.5 units)
EDUC9766 Multivariate Statistics for Educational Research (4.5 units)