Master of Education (generic and with specialisations) Articulated Set

includes:

Master of Education (generic and with specialisations)
Graduate Certificate in Education (generic and with specialisations)

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Education GradCertEd

Graduate Certificate in Education (Adult and Vocational Education) GradCertEd(Adult&VocEd)

Graduate Certificate in Education (Contemporary Literacies) GradCertEd(ContempLiteracies)

Graduate Certificate in Education (Curriculum and Professional Practice) GradCertEd(Curric&ProfPrac)

Graduate Certificate in Education (Digital Technology) GradCertEd(DigTech)

Graduate Certificate in Education (Early Childhood Leadership) GradCertEd(EarlyChildLShip)

Graduate Certificate in Education (Educational Leadership) GradCertEd(EdLShip)

Graduate Certificate in Education (Educational Research) GradCertEd(EdResearch)

Graduate Certificate in Education (Indigenous Education) GradCertEd(IndigEd)

Graduate Certificate in Education (Online Learning Innovation) GradCertEd(OnlineLearnInnov)

Master of Education MEd

Master of Education (Adult and Vocational Education) MEd(Adult&VocEd)

Master of Education (Contemporary Literacies) MEd(ContempLiteracies)

Master of Education (Curriculum and Professional Practice) MEd(Curric&ProfPrac)

Master of Education (Digital Technology) MEd(DigTech)

Master of Education (Early Childhood Leadership) MEd(EarlyChildLShip)

Master of Education (Educational Leadership) MEd(EdLship)

Master of Education (Educational Research) MEd(EdResearch)

Master of Education (Higher Education) MEd(HigherEd)

Master of Education (Indigenous Education) MEd(IndigEd)

Master of Education (Online Learning Innovation) MEd(OnlineLearnInnov)

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Education (Adult and Vocational Education) (1318AE)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Graduate Certificate in Education (Contemporary Literacies) (1318CL)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Graduate Certificate in Education (Educational Leadership) (1318EL)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Graduate Certificate in Education (Educational Research) (1318ER)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Graduate Certificate in Education (Early Childhood Leadership) (1319CL)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Graduate Certificate in Education (Curriculum and Professional Practice) (1319CP)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Graduate Certificate in Education (Digital Technology) (1319DT)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Graduate Certificate in Education (Indigenous Education) (1320IG)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Graduate Certificate in Education (Online Learning Innovation) (1320OL)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (Early Childhood Leadership) (1719CL)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (Digital Technology) (1719DT)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (Curriculum and Professional Practice) (1719PP)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (Higher Education) (1720HE)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (Indigenous Education) (1720IG)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (Online Learning Innovation) (1720OL)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Graduate Certificate in Education (3306ED)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (Adult and Vocational Education) (3702AE)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (3702EE)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (Educational Leadership) (3702EL)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (Educational Research) (3702ER)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Master of Education (Contemporary Literacies) (3702LI)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Master of Education (generic and with specialisations)

Full-time: 1.0 year (or part-time equivalent)

Graduate Certificate in Education (generic and with specialisations)

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Master of Education (generic and with specialisations)
  • Hold the degree of Bachelor of Education or equivalent from an approved tertiary institution; or
  • Hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent from an approved tertiary institution with an end-on integrated professional teaching qualification (such as a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Bachelor of Teaching); or
  • Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Education on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience. Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will be eligible for admission to the Master of Education and receive credit for applicable subjects; or
  • Applicants for the Master of Education (Higher Education) specialisation must have completed 32 credit points from a postgraduate course (e.g. the equivalent of a Graduate Certificate) focused on Higher Education teaching, leadership and/or management.
  • Standard English Language Proficiency requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements. 

 

 

Graduate Certificate in Education (generic and with specialisations)

* Hold the degree of Bachelor (or equivalent) in any discipline from a University or other tertiary education provider; or

* Applicants without a tertiary qualification may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate in Education on the basis of professional attainment and/or work experience.

Standard English Language Proficiency requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements.

Upon successful completion of the Graduate Certificate, students will be eligible for admission to the Master of Education and receive credit for applicable subjects.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

Master of Education (generic and with specialisations)

Credit may be granted (up to 50% of the degree) where a student has completed study at an appropriate level beyond an initial four years of tertiary study where this study does not constitute part of the admission criteria.

The following credit arrangements have been put in place for the Master of Education and the following Specialisations:
 

  • Adult and Vocational Education
  • Contemporary Literacies
  • Curriculum and Professional Practice
  • Digital Technology
  • Early Childhood Leadership
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Research
  • Indigenous Education
  • Online Learning Innovation


International credit packages

1. Under a formal agreement with the Ontario Principals' Council (OPC) and Catholic Principals' Council of Ontario students who successfully complete the 'Masters Dimension Enhanced Principals' Qualification Program' (PQP) will receive transfer credit (TCR) for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership & ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations (16 points).

2. Students who have completed the 'Standard Dimension PQP 1 and 2' through a recognised Ontario College of Teachers provider will receive transfer credit (TCR) for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership (8 points).

3. Students who have completed a 'Three-part Additional Qualifications Specialist' (recognised by the Ontario College of Teachers) will receive credit represented as EDU51C Education Studies Level 5 subject (8 points).

4. Students who have completed two 'Three-part Additional Qualifications Specialist' (recognised by the Ontario College of Teachers) will receive transfer credit represented as EDU51C Education Studies Level 5 subject (16 points).

5. Students who have completed an 'Honours Specialist in one area of specialisation' (recognised by the Ontario College of Teachers) will receive transfer credit represented as EDU51C Education Studies Level 5 subject (8 points).

6. Students who have completed an 'Honours Specialist in two areas of specialisation' (recognised by the Ontario College of Teachers) will receive transfer credit represented as EDU51C Education Studies Level 5 subject (16 points).

7. Students who have completed a 'Combined Honours Specialist' (recognised by the Ontario College of Teachers) will receive transfer credit represented as EDU51C Education Studies Level 5 subject (16 points).

8. Students who successfully complete the 'Experienced Principals Development Course' (EPDC) receive transfer credit for ESA509 Advanced School Leadership (8 points).

9. Students who successfully complete the Ontario Principals' Council 'Leading Educators Across the Planet' program (LEAP) receive transfer credit TCR for ESA512 International Education Leadership (8 points).

10. Students who successfully complete the Ontario Principals' Council 'Special Education for Administrators' (SEA) program receive transfer credit represented as EDU51C (8 points).

11. Students who successfully complete the Ontario Principals Council 'International School Leadership Certificate 1.0 Plus Module 13- the Masters Dimension' will receive transfer credit (TCR) for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership, ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations and ESA509 Advanced School Leadership (24 points).

12. Students who successfully complete the Ontario Principals Council 'International School Leadership Certificate Standard' will receive transfer credit (TCR) for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership and ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations (16 points).

Domestic credit packages

1. Students who successfully complete the Bastow Institute for School Leadership course 'Create: Middle Leaders' will receive transfer credit for EEL510 Leading Professional Learning Organisations (8 points).

2. Students who successfully complete the Bastow Institute for School Leadership course 'Evolve: New Principals' will receive transfer credit for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership, ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations and EDU51C Education Studies Level 5 subject (24 points).

3. Students who successfully complete the Bastow Institute for School Leadership course 'Impact: Emerging Leaders' will receive transfer credit for EEB504 Data Informed Practice and ESA503 Leading Educational Change (16 points).

4. Students who successfully complete the Bastow Institute for School Leadership course 'Impact: Inspire Local Leaders' will receive transfer credit for EEL510 Leading Professional Learning Organisations and EPT502 Issues in Professional Learning (16 points).

5. Students who successfully complete the Bastow Institute for School Leadership course 'Leading Excellence in Classroom Practice' will receive transfer credit for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership and ESA503 Leading Educational Change.

6. Students who successfully complete a Bastow Institute for School Leadership course 'Leading Literacy, Leading Mathematics, Leading Pedagogy or Leading Curriculum and Assessment' will receive transfer credit transfer credit represented as EDU51C (8 points).

7. Students who successfully complete the Australian Independent Schools (AIS) 'Flagship Program' will receive transfer credit for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership, ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations and ESA509 Advanced School Leadership (24 points).

8. Students who successfully complete the Bastow Institute for School Leadership course 'Unlocking Potential: Principal Preparation' will receive transfer credit for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership, ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations, ESA509 Advanced School Leadership and ESA503 Leading Educational Change (32 points).

9. Students who successfully complete the Queensland Education Leadership Institute course 'Leadership for Middle School Leaders' will receive transfer credit for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership & EEL510 Leading Professional Learning Organisations (16 points).

10. Students who successfully complete the Queensland Education Leadership Institute course 'Leadership for Deputy Principals' will receive transfer credit for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership & ESA503 Leading Educational Change (16 points).

11. Students who successfully complete the Queensland Education Leadership Institute course 'Leadership for Principals' will receive transfer credit for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership & & ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations (16 points).

12. Students who successfully complete the Queensland Education Leadership Institute course 'Leadership for Experienced Principals' will receive transfer credit for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership & & ESA509 Advanced School Leadership (16 points).

13. Students who successfully complete the Queensland Education Leadership Institute course 'Leadership for Teachers' will receive transfer credit for ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership & ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations (16 points).

14. Students who successfully complete the Bastow Institute for School Leadership 'Building Global Citizenship' program receive transfer credit for ESA512 International Education Leadership (8 points).

Graduate Certificate in Education (generic and with specialisations)

Credit may be granted (up to 50% of the degree) where a student has completed study at an appropriate level beyond an initial four years of tertiary study where this study does not constitute part of the admission criteria.

Credit package arrangements are available for the Graduate Certificate in Education and the following Specialisations:

  • Adult and Vocational Education
  • Contemporary Literacies
  • Curriculum and Professional Practice
  • Digital Technology
  • Early Childhood Leadership
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Research
  • Indigenous Education
  • Online Learning Innovation

Please refer to a selection of the credit package listings in the Master of Education (generic and with Specialisations) section.

 

Articulation

The Master and Graduate Certificate make up an articulated set of courses and credit is given in each higher level course for the subjects completed in the lower.

Graduation Requirement

Master of Education (generic and with specialisations)

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 64 points.

Graduate Certificate in Education (generic and with specialisations)

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

The Master of Education course consists of 64 points of study. The requirements for the Master of Education course (with / without specialisation) are listed below.

The Graduate Certificate of Education (with / without specialisation) consists of 32 points. Detailed requirements are listed below.

All subjects have a value of 8 points unless otherwise stated.

MASTER OF EDUCATION
To graduate with the Master of Education, students must complete 64 points made up of two core subjects (16 points) and 48 points of restricted electives.

Core subjects (2 subjects):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future

Restricted electives (choose subjects to the value of 48 points):
EEB501 Preparing a Literature Review
EEB504 Data-informed Practice
EEB505 Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers
EEB506 Professional Practice in Education and Training
EEL500 Mentoring, Leadership and Change
EEL510 Leading Professional Learning Organisations
EEP421 Educational Transitions in Multiple Contexts
EER500 Introduction to Education Research
EER501 Qualitative Research Methods
EER502 Quantitative Research Methods
ELN500 Exploring Literature
ELS503 Teaching Reading in a Diverse World
ELS504 Understanding Writing
EML436 The Multimodal Writing Process
EMT501 Educational Application of Digital Technologies
EMT503 Leadership in Learning and Teaching with Digital Technology
EMV501 The Adult and Vocational Education System in Australia
EPT502 Issues in Professional Learning
EPT509 High Level Facilitation Skills in Adult and Vocational Education
ERP502 Master of Education Project (16 points)*
ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership
ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations
ESA503 Leading Educational Change
ESA504 Education Policy Analysis
ESA509 Advanced School Leadership
ESA510 School Leadership
ESA512 International Education Leadership
ESA513 Leading Learning
ESA515 Mapping the Field of Early Childhood Leadership
ESA516 Leading Learning in Early Childhood
ESC515 Classroom Technologies
ESG504 Providing Challenging Learning for Gifted Students
ESS422 Assessment and Evaluation for Learning
ESS426 Collaboration and Teamwork in the Inclusive School
ESS516 Mathematics Difficulties: Prevention and Intervention
ESS518 Reading Difficulties: Prevention and Intervention
ESS528 Designing Program Evaluation for Inclusive Education Settings
ESS540 Designing the Inclusive School
ETL523 Digital Citizenship in Schools
HRM561 Developing Training Capabilities
INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals
INF530 Concepts and Practices for a Digital Age
INF532 Knowledge Networking for Educators
INF536 Designing Spaces for Learning
INF541 Game Based Learning
MGT540 Management of Change
MGT549Toxic Leadership
MGT568 Difference and Leadership
MGT579 Power and Leadership
MGT584 Leadership in Teams
EEP400 Indigenous Education Studies
IKC405 Indigenous Australians Criminal Justice
IKC403 Critical studies: Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
IKC404 Critical studies: Indigenous Australians and the Politics of Control
IKC406 Indigenous Social Work Policy and Practice
IKC501 Indigenous Research Methodologies

Restricted electives (4 credit point subject options from the Online Learning Innovation specialisation):

Restricted Electives: Foundations
EEL421 Globalised Developments in Open and Distance Learning (4 points)
EEL422 Online Impacts on Distance Education (4 points)

Restricted Electives: Strategic Delivery
EEL423 Leading Online, Open and Distance Education (4 points)
EEL426 Adoption of Open Educational Practices (4 points)

Restricted Electives: Innovations
EEL424 Diffusion of Innovations (4 points)
EEL425 Digital Online Learning Innovations (4 points)

Restricted Electives: Instructional Design
EEL503 Dimensions of Online and Open Learning (4 points)
EEL512 Digital Learning Design (4 points)

In addition to the elective options listed above, up to two other subjects (worth 16 credit points) that are suitable and relevant to the aims and objectives of this course may be selected as electives from within or external to the University, with prior written permission from the Course Director.

*Before enrolling in ERP502 Master of Education Project, students are strongly advised to complete the knowledge, skills and values espoused in EER500 Introduction to Educational Research and specific research methodology skills including writing a literature review, quantitative and/or qualitative research methods. It is advantageous to students to have undertaken other postgraduate subjects with content knowledge in their area of research.

MASTER OF EDUCATION (ADULT AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION)
The Master of Education (Adult and Vocational Education) consists of 64 points made up of two core subjects and five compulsory subjects.

Core subjects (2 subjects):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future

Adult and Vocational Education compulsory subjects (5 subjects):
EMV501 The Adult and Vocational Education System in Australia
EPT509 High Level Facilitation Skills in Adult and Vocational Education
EEL510 Leading Professional Learning Organisations
EPT502 Issues in Professional Learning
HRM561 Developing Training Capabilities

PLUS 8 points of subjects chosen from the general Master of Education restricted electives list.

MASTER OF EDUCATION (CONTEMPORARY LITERACIES)
The Master of Education (Contemporary Literacies) consists of 64 points made up of two core and four compulsory subjects.

Core subjects (2 subjects):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future

Contemporary Literacies compulsory subjects (4 subjects):
ELN500 Exploring Literature
ELS503 Teaching Reading in a Diverse World
ELS504 Understanding Writing
EML436 The Multimodal Writing Process

PLUS 16 points of subjects chosen from the general Master of Education restricted electives list.

MASTER OF EDUCATION (CURRICULUM AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE)
The Master of Education (Curriculum and Professional Practice) consists of 64 points made up of two core subjects and five compulsory subjects, as detailed below.

Core subjects (2 subjects):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future

Curriculum and Professional Practice compulsory subjects (3 subjects):
EPT502 Issues in Professional Learning
EEL510 Leading Professional Learning Organisations
EEB506 Professional Practice in Education and Training

Curriculum and Professional Practice restricted electives (Choose 2 subjects):
EEB505 Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers
ESG504 Providing Challenging Learning for Gifted Students
ESS422 Assessment and Evaluation for Learning
ESS516 Mathematics Difficulties: Prevention and Intervention
ESS518 Reading Difficulties Prevention and Intervention
EMT501 Educational Application of Digital Technologies
ESS426 Collaboration and Teamwork in the Inclusive School

PLUS 8 points of subjects chosen from the general Master of Education restricted electives list.

MASTER OF EDUCATION (DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY)
The Master of Education (Digital Technology) consists of 64 points made up of two core subjects and four compulsory subjects from the Digital Technology specialisation.

Core subjects (2 subjects):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future

Digital Technology compulsory subjects (3 subjects):
EMT501 Educational Application of Digital Technologies
EMT503 Leadership in Learning and Teaching with Digital Technology
EEB506 Professional Practice in Education and Training

Digital Technology restricted electives (choose 2 subjects):
ESC515 Classroom Technologies
ETL523 Digital Citizenship in Schools
INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals
INF530 Concepts and Practices for a Digital Age
INF532 Knowledge Networking for Educators
INF541 Game Based Learning

PLUS 8 points of subjects chosen from the general Master of Education restricted electives list.

MASTER OF EDUCATION (EARLY CHILDHOOD LEADERSHIP)
The Master of Education (Early Childhood Leadership) consists of 8 subjects (64 points) made up of two core subjects and four compulsory subjects as detailed below.

Core subjects (2 subjects):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future

Early Childhood Leadership compulsory subjects (4 subjects):
ESA515 Mapping the Field of Early Childhood Leadership
ESA516 Leading Learning in Early Childhood
ESA503 Leading Educational Change
EEP421 Educational Transitions in Multiple Contexts

PLUS 16 points of subjects chosen from the general Master of Education restricted electives list .

MASTER OF EDUCATION (EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP)
The Master of Education (Educational Leadership) consists of 64 points made up of two core and four compulsory subjects.

Core subjects (2 subjects):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future

Educational Leadership compulsory subjects (4 subjects):
ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership
ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations
ESA504 Education Policy Analysis
ESA503 Leading Educational Change

PLUS 16 points of subjects chosen from the general Master of Education restricted electives list.

MASTER OF EDUCATION (EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH)
The Master of Education (Educational Research) consists of 64 points including one core subject and six compulsory subjects.

Core subject (1 subject):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Educational Research compulsory subjects (2 subjects):
EER500 Introduction to Educational Research
ERP502 Master of Education Project (16 points)*

Educational Research restricted electives (Choose 4 subjects):
EER501 Qualitative Research Methods
EER502 Quantitative Research Methods
EEB504 Data Informed Practice
EEB501 Preparing a Literature Review
ESS528 Designing Program Evaluation for Inclusive Education Settings

MASTER OF EDUCATION (HIGHER EDUCATION)*
The Master of Education (Higher Education) consists of 64 points including two core subjects, two compulsory subjects and the pre-completion of 32 credit points of restricted electives in higher education teaching or higher education leadership.

Core subjects (2 subjects):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future

Higher Education restricted electives (Choose 2 subjects):
ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations
EEL510 Leading Professional Learning Organisations
EPT502 Issues in Professional Learning
ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership
EEL500 Mentoring, Leadership and Change
ESA503 Leading Educational Change

*Pre-Completion of Higher Education Studies (32 credit points):
This specialisation is available to those who have previously completed 32 credit points (e.g. four subjects) from a postgraduate course focused on teaching or leadership and management in Higher Education (For example, a Graduate Certificate of Learning & Teaching in Higher Education or Graduate Certificate in University Leadership & Management).

MASTER OF EDUCATION (INDIGENOUS EDUCATION)
The Master of Education (Indigenous Education) consists of 64 points including two core subjects and four compulsory subjects.

Core subject (2 subjects):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future

Compulsory subjects (2 subjects):
EEP400 Indigenous Education Studies
EEB505 Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers

Restricted electives (choose 2):
IKC403 Critical studies: Indigenous Australian Cultures, Histories and Contemporary Realities
IKC404 Critical studies: Indigenous Australians and the Politics of Control
IKC405 Indigenous Australians Criminal Justice
IKC406 Indigenous Social Work Policy and Practice
IKC501 Indigenous Research Methodologies

PLUS 16 points of subjects chosen from the general Master of Education restricted electives list.

MASTER OF EDUCATION (ONLINE LEARNING INNOVATION)
The Master of Education (Online Learning Innovation) consists of 64 points made up of two core, eight compulsory four credit point subjects and one compulsory eight point subject.

Core subjects (2 subjects):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future

Online Learning Innovation compulsory subjects (9 subjects):*

Restricted Electives: Foundations
EEL421 Globalised Developments in Open and Distance Learning (4 points)
EEL422 Online Impacts on Distance Education (4 points)

Restricted Electives: Strategic Delivery
EEL423 Leading Online, Open and Distance Education (4 points)
EEL426 Adoption of Open Educational Practices (4 points)

Restricted Electives: Innovations
EEL424 Diffusion of Innovations (4 points)
EEL425 Digital Online Learning Innovations (4 points)

Restricted Electives: Instructional Design
EEL503 Dimensions of Online and Open Learning (4 points)
EEL512 Digital Learning Design (4 points)

EEB506 Professional Practice in Education and Training (8 points)

PLUS 8 points of subjects chosen from the general Master of Education restricted electives list.

*Each subject list of Online Learning Innovation specialisation subjects are required to be enrolled in concurrently.

NOTE: ALL MASTERS SPECIALISATIONS
With the permission of the Course Director, students may be able to substitute one subject in a specialisation with EEB501 Preparing a Literature Review. If EEB501 is to be included as a substitute, the submission required in this subject must be based on a topic related to the specialisation.

In addition to the elective options listed within each specialisation, up to two other subjects (worth 16 credit points) that are suitable and relevant to the aims and objectives of the specialisation may be selected as electives from within or external to the University, with prior written permission from the Course Director.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION
The Graduate Certificate in Education consists of 32 points made up of four 8 point subjects or three 8 point subjects and two 4 point subjects, from the Master of Education restricted electives list.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (ADULT AND VOCATIONAL EDUCATION)
The Graduate Certificate in Education (Adult and Vocational Education) consists of 32 points (4 subjects) of study, made up of one core subject and two compulsory subjects.

Core subject (1 subject):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Adult and Vocational Education compulsory subjects (2 subjects):
EMV501 The Adult and Vocational Education System in Australia
EPT509 High Level Facilitation Skills in Adult and Vocational Education

PLUS a further 8 points from the Master of Education restricted electives list.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (CONTEMPORARY LITERACIES)
The Graduate Certificate in Education (Contemporary Literacies) consists of 32 points, made up of one core subject and two compulsory subjects.

Core subject (1 subject):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Contemporary Literacies restricted electives (choose 2 subjects):
ELN500 Exploring Literature
ELS503 Teaching Reading in a Diverse World
ELS504 Understanding Writing
EML436 The Multimodal Writing Process

PLUS a further 8 points from the Master of Education restricted electives list.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (CURRICULUM AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE)
The Graduate Certificate in Education (Curriculum and Professional Practice) consists of 32 points, made up of one core subject and two compulsory subjects.

Core subject (1 subject):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Curriculum and Professional Practice compulsory subjects (2 subjects):
EPT502 Issues in Professional Learning
EEL510 Leading Professional Learning Organisations

PLUS a further 8 points from the Master of Education restricted electives list.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY)
The Graduate Certificate in Education (Digital Technology) consists of 32 points, made up of one core subject and two compulsory subjects.

Core subject (1 subject):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Digital Technology compulsory subject (1 subject):
EMT503 Leadership in Learning and Teaching with Digital Technology

Digital Technology restricted electives (Choose 1 subject):
EMT501 Educational Application of Digital Technologies
ESC515 Classroom Technologies
ETL523 Digital Citizenship in Schools
INF506 Social Networking for Information Professionals
INF530 Concepts and Practices for a Digital Age
INF532 Knowledge Networking for Educators
INF541 Game Based Learning

PLUS a further 8 points from the Master of Education restricted electives list.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (EARLY CHILDHOOD LEADERSHIP)
The Graduate Certificate in Education (Early Childhood Leadership) consists of 32 points, made up of one core subject and two compulsory subjects.

Core subject (1 subject):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Early Childhood Leadership compulsory subjects (2 subjects):
ESA515 Mapping the Field of Early Childhood Leadership
ESA516 Leading Learning in Early Childhood

PLUS a further 8 points from the Master of Education restricted electives list.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP)
The Graduate Certificate in Education (Educational Leadership) consists of 32 points, made up of one core subject and two compulsory subjects.

Core subject (1 subject):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Educational Leadership compulsory subjects (2 subjects):
ESA501 Mapping the Field of Educational Leadership
ESA502 Educational Leadership in Contemporary Organisations

PLUS a further 8 points from the Master of Education restricted electives list.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH)
This course consists of 32 points (4 subjects), made up of one core subjects and three compulsory subjects.

Core subject (1 subject):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Educational Research compulsory subject (1 subject):
EER500 Introduction to Educational Research

Educational Research specialisation restricted electives (Choose 2 subjects):
EER501 Qualitative Research Methods
EER502 Quantitative Research Methods
EEB504 Data Informed Practice

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (INDIGENOUS EDUCATION)
This course consists of 32 points (4 subjects), made up of one core subject and two compulsory subjects.

Core subject (1 subject):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Compulsory subjects (2 subjects):
EEP400 Indigenous Education Studies
EEB505 Indigenous Australian Studies for Teachers

PLUS 8 points of subjects chosen from the general Master of Education restricted electives list.

GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (ONLINE LEARNING INNOVATION)
This course consists of 32 points (4 subjects), made up of one core subject and four compulsory subjects.

Core subjects (1 subject):
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Compulsory subjects (Select 4 x subjects*):
Restricted Electives: Foundations
EEL421 Globalised Developments in Open and Distance Learning (4 points)
EEL422 Online Impacts on Distance Education (4 points)

Restricted Electives: Strategic Delivery
EEL423 Leading Online, Open and Distance Education (4 points)
EEL426 Adoption of Open Educational Practices (4 points)

Restricted Electives: Innovations
EEL424 Diffusion of Innovations (4 points)
EEL425 Digital Online Learning Innovations (4 points)

Restricted Electives: Instructional Design
EEL503 Dimensions of Online and Open Learning (4 points)
EEL512 Digital Learning Design (4 points)

PLUS 8 points of subjects chosen from the general Master of Education restricted electives list.

*Each subject list of Online Learning Innovation specialisation subjects are required to be enrolled in concurrently.

KEY SUBJECTS
Key subjects contain critical information that students must master in order to progress in their course. Passing a key subject is one of the indicators of satisfactory academic progress in a course. Student must pass key subjects at no more than two attempts. Key subjects for all of the above courses are as follows:

EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals

Enrolment Pattern

Because there is a limited number of compulsory subjects in the Master of Education, it is impossible to provide a detailed enrolment pattern. Below are possible patterns of study showing enrolment in Sessions 1 and 2. However it is also possible to enrol in some subjects in Session 3 if desired.

Core subject EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals must be undertaken in the first session of study, while core subject EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future must be undertaken in the final session of study (except for the Educational Research specialisation which has ERP502 as the final subject).

The enrolment pattern below includes a minimum of 32 points of specialisation subjects; for full details of specialisation requirements, see Course Structure section.

FULL-TIME -

Year 1 - Session 1
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
[ ] Restricted elective / Specialisation 1
[ ] Restricted elective / Specialisation 2
[ ] Restricted elective

Exit point for the Graduate Certificate

Year 1 - Session 2
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future
[ ] Restricted elective / Specialisation 3
[ ] Restricted elective / Specialisation 4
[ ] Restricted elective

PART-TIME -

Year 1 - Session 1
EER504 Contemporary Education Professionals
[ ] Restricted elective / Specialisation 1

Year 1 - Session 2
[ ] Restricted elective / Specialisation 2
[ ] Restricted elective / Specialisation 3

Exit point for the Graduate Certificate

Year 2 - Session 1
[ ] Restricted elective / Specialisation 4
[ ] Restricted elective

Year 2 - Session 2
EEB503 Education Professionals for the Future
[ ] Restricted elective


GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN EDUCATION (WITH SPECIALISATIONS)
Because of the limited number of compulsory subjects and scope for elective choice in the Graduate Certificate (s), it is impossible to provide a specific enrolment pattern. For advice on an appropriate enrolment pattern for the chosen specialisation, students should contact the Course Director.

Workplace Learning

Please note that the following subjects may contain a Workplace Learning component. Further details for Workplace Learning requirements are located via the subject page

EEB506 Professional Practice in Education and Training
EPT502 Issues in Professional Learning
EPT509 High Level Facilitation for Adult and Vocational Education

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

Back