Educational Studies - EDSTAS8910

Stream Summary

Faculty: ARTSC - Faculty of Arts&Social Science

School: School of Education


Program: 8910 - Education


Master of Education (Specialisation)

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Stream Outline

This plan is designed for qualified teachers and other educational professionals who wish to study education by coursework at an advanced level. This is a very flexible program where you can select courses to suit your individual needs and interests, designing your own unique specialisation or choosing a range of courses to update your knowledge and skills in education more generally.

Stream Learning Outcomes

At the end of the stream, students should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the field of education as it relates to their specialist area of study, and the ability to synthesize and apply disciplinary principles and practices to new or complex environments.
  2. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of research-based learning and the ability to plan, analyse, present implement and evaluate complex activities that contribute to advanced professional practice and/or intellectual scholarship in education.
  3. Demonstrate advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  4. Communicate effectively to a range of audiences, and be capable of independent and collaborative enquiry and team-based leadership.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of international perspectives relevant to the educational field.
  6. Demonstrate an advanced capacity to recognise and negotiate the complex and often contested values and ethical practices that underlie education.

Stream Structure

The program consists of any eight courses (48 UOC) from the list of MEd courses offered by the School of Education.

Please note that it is recommended that as part of your program you take one the following research methodology courses and the project, as these courses are needed to qualify for entry to further studies at the higher degree research level.

One research methodology course from the following list:
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