12 x 2-hour workshops per semester
1 Admission into MEDCP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac)
1a Admission into MEDLM-Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
1b Admission into MEDSE-Master of Education (Special Education)
1c Admission into MEDWS-Master of Education
1d Admission into MEDCPP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) [1.5 years]
1e Admission into MEDGEP-Master of Education (Gifted Education) [1.5 years]
1f Admission into MEDIBP-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) [1.5 years]
1g Admission into MEDSEP-Master of Education (Special Education) [1.5 years]
1h Admission into MEDLMP-Master of Education (Leadership and Management) [1.5 years]
1i Admission into MEDWSP-Master of Education [1.5 years]
1j Admission into MEDWM-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health)
1k Admission into MEDWMP-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health) [1.5 years]
1l Admission into MDPP-Master of Disability Policy and Practice
1m Admission into MDPPA-Master of Disability Policy and Practice [1.5 years]
2 Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary)
2a Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
2b Admission into BGSCMTPR-Bachelor of General Science, Master of Teaching (Primary)
2c Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
3 108 units of study
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m)) or ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c) and 3))
Enrolment not permitted
EDES9603 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
Students should have experience of leadership within organisations.
Topic description
This topic comprises an in-depth consideration of major organisation theory developments in association with contextual issues that shape leading and managing. The topic provides for a considered application of those major theories where they relate to structure, culture, people and power and are relevant to successful organisational change.
Educational aims
This topic aims to:

  • develop an understanding and appreciation of organisation theory as integral to leading and managing

  • facilitate theorising about leading and managing in diverse organisational cultures and contexts

  • provide opportunity for the analysis, evaluation and application of theory to organisational change
Expected learning outcomes
On completing this topic students will be able to:

  • evaluate the role of organisational theory in operational contexts and issues

  • integrate organisational theories and generate context responsive approaches to the leadership and management of organisational change