Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Year and Campus:||2011 - 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:||
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Graduate School policy to take reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the Graduate School’s programs.
In all courses
Students who feel a disability will prevent them from meeting the above academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit.
|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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