4 x 7-hour intensive workshops per semester
1 Admission into MISEA-Master of Inclusive and Specialised Education
1a Admission into MEDCP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac)
1b Admission into MEDLM-Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
1c Admission into MEDSE-Master of Education (Special Education)
1d Admission into MEDWS-Master of Education
1e Admission into MEDCPP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) [1.5 years]
1f Admission into MEDGEP-Master of Education (Gifted Education) [1.5 years]
1g Admission into MEDIBP-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) [1.5 years]
1h Admission into MEDSEP-Master of Education (Special Education) [1.5 years]
1i Admission into MEDLMP-Master of Education (Leadership and Management) [1.5 years]
1j Admission into MEDWSP-Master of Education [1.5 years]
1k Admission into GCCVCYP-Graduate Certificate in Counselling Vulnerable Children and Young People
1l Admission into MED-Master of Education
1m Admission into MCPEP-Master of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice
1n Admission into GCE-Graduate Certificate in Education
1o Admission into GCLED-Graduate Certificate in Leadership in Education
1p Admission into MLE-Master of Leadership in Education
1q Admission into MWPMHE-Master of Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Education
1r Admission into MLEA - Master of Leadership in Education - 1.5 years
1s Admission into MISE-Master of Inclusive and Specialised Education
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 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s))
Other requirements
Topic approval is required for enrolment in this topic. Students should apply via
Enrolment not permitted
EDES9007 has been successfully completed
Topic description

Students taking this topic will select an individual area of interest, in consultation with their supervisor. The selection will depend on the availability of specialist advisers. Study in this area will comprise a survey of the relevant literature and research, and where relevant, an attachment to an appropriate institution for practical experience. The emphasis in this topic will be on the educational implications of the issues investigated.

Educational aims

This topic aims to:

  • Provide students with an opportunity to explore in depth an area of interest within the field of education that could not be undertaken within the framework of an existing coursework topic
  • Enable students to work independently to gain greater insights into their field of interest
  • Facilitate in depth knowledge of the literature in their chosen area of education and to analyse and evaluate the literature in order to show its strengths and limitations
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic you will be expected to be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the theory and research relevant to your area of focus that is consistent with post graduate standards
  2. Analyse and evaluate literature in order to show its strengths and limitations
  3. Demonstrate a capacity for independent self-directed learning