Master of Modern Languages in Education (Stream 100B) Coursework

Course 332AC (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Year and Campus: 2010 - Parkville
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate
Duration & Credit Points: 100 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.


Dr Russell Cross


Education Student Centre

Alice Hoy Building

Course Overview: The Master of Modern Languages Education is an advanced course for both Australian and international students who desire specialist studies in modern languages education (also called languages other than English (LOTE) education). Stream 100B is a coursework-classified course.

Please note that this course will not provide you with registration to teach in Australia.

Objectives: Students who have completed the Master of Modern Languages Education course should be able to:
  • demonstrate a high level of competence in the management and teaching of at least one modern language;
  • demonstrate a superior knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of language learning;
  • have an understanding of the theory and practice of research in modern languages education;
  • make effective use of the findings of educational writings and research in addressing language education-related professional problems;
  • have the depth of knowledge and understanding that will enable them to be a resource for colleagues in language education-related professional situations.
Course Structure & Available Subjects: Students are required to undertake 100 points of coursework selected from the list of 25-point subjects. This stream is designed for teachers who have a Modern Languages teaching qualification and wish to do a coursework Masters
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Students wishing to undertake elective studies in the use of Information Technology in language teaching should consult with the Course Coordinator on appropriate alternative elective subjects.
Entry Requirements: An applicant may be eligible for entry into the Master of Modern Languages Education, Stream 100B, if the applicant has:
  • an appropriate four year degree comprising approved modern language and modern languages methodology studies and at least two years of documented relevant work experience, or
  • a three year degree and Graduate Diploma in Education comprising modern languages methodology studies and at least two years of documented relevant work experience, or
  • the Postgraduate Certificate in Modern Languages Education
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: Not available
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