CSU's Master of Education is a flexible degree providing a coursework program for professionals who are associated with the practice of education and wish to advance their skills, knowledge base and qualifications.
Educators in the following fields will benefit from the Master of Education program:
The degree program is designed to:
The course offers specialisations in:
If you wish to meet the requirements to proceed at a later stage to a Doctor of Philosophy program, you should normally complete and achieve at a very high level the three subjects in Educational Research Methodology and the project, namely:
It is also recommended that you undertake the project:
For each 8 point subject at CSU, students should normally expect to spend between 140-160 hours engaged in the specified learning and assessment activities (such as attending lectures or residential schools, assigned readings, tutorial assistance, individual or group research/study, forum activity, workplace learning, assignments or examinations). The student workload for some subjects may vary from these norms as a result of approved course design.
Students will be assessed on the basis of completed assignments, examinations, workplace learning, or other methods as outlined in specific subject outlines.
Where applicable, students are responsible for travel and accommodation costs involved in workplace learning experiences, or attending residential schools (distance education students).
Expectations relating to academic, workplace learning, time and cost requirements for specific subjects are provided in the subject abstracts and in course materials.
Session 1; Session 2; Session 3
2 years by distance education
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