Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Year and Campus:||2010 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
CoordinatorAssociate Professor Ray Misson
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Course Overview:||The Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Research is a pathway into a research degree for those with a Coursework Masters but who are currently ineligible for the Ph.D.|
|Objectives:||On completion of this course, students will be able to: |
- read educational research with an understanding of the methodologies underlying the particular study;
- define an issue in education as an investigatable research project;
- understand the range of research methodologies available, and their appropriateness to particular projects;
- undertake a significant research project in Education;
- write up the results of the research project in an appropriate way.
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||The program consists of two compulsory subjects. Duration: 6 months full time or 12 months part time.|
|Subject Options:|| Research Project subject code depends on whether full time or part time study or the semester of commencement |
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
|Entry Requirements:||A Masters degree in Education (e.g. Master of Teaching, Master of Education) with an H2A average, or equivalent.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
|Graduate Attributes:||The course will develop in students a commitment to academic excellence, allowing them to develop a deeper understanding of their discipline, the process of research, and their capacities as critical, creative, and ethical thinkers.|
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