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|Year and Campus:||2008|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
ContactFaculty of Education Student Centre
|Course Overview:||The Master of Education (Educational Management) is a one-year designed to prepare leaders in educational organisations to work in an international environment in the twenty-ﬁrst century. The program is designed to ﬁll a need for a specialist qualiﬁcation for those who aspire to senior positions or seek further advancement in education and training in the public and private sectors. It is intended to be inclusive of those who work in ﬁelds variously described as early childhood, school, vocational, adult, further,higher, tertiary, university and in workplace training in other ﬁelds. The course aims to provide a blend of practical knowledge, conceptual frameworks and state-of-the-art research, and distinguishes itself from other Australian educational management courses by emphasising a global perspective.|
Students who have completed the Master of Education (Educational Management) should be able to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Applicants for Stream 100A are required to submit a thesis proposal signed by their proposed supervisor and the Associate Dean (Research and Research Training) with their applications.
Students enrolled in Stream 100A are required to attain an average of at least 75 in their coursework component before commencing their thesis. If this score is not attained, progress will be assessed on an individual basis.
Students must also achieve a grade of H2A or better in the research method subject before being permitted to undertake the thesis component. Students achieving a grade of H2B may be allowed to undertake the thesis if they have the explicit support of their supervisor that they are capable of doing so. Students achieving a grade of less than H2B may be required to convert from a research masters to a coursework only degree.
Wherever possible, students should take the research method subject just prior to the commencement of the thesis.
|Subject Options:|| Students are required to undertake 100 points of study, consisting of a core subject of 25 points and a thesis of 20,000 words with a methodology component (75 points). This is a research-classified course. Graduates of Stream 100A may be eligible to apply for entry to the PhD or Doctor of Education programs. Students must publicly present a research paper in the last six months of their candidature. |
Study Period Commencement:
RHD First Half Year, RHD Second Half Year
An applicant may be eligible for entry into the Master of Education (Educational Management), Stream 100A, if the applicant has:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
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