Special Studies 1

Subject EDUC90069 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:

March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Contact with supervisor(s) equivalent to 24 hours of contact/lectures
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
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.


Ms Kerry Ellerington


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview: This subject involves a rigorous investigation of a topic or problem within the relevant specialisation. Students examine appropriate theoretical frameworks that illuminate the area and consider the implications for their own work. They may undertake a program of classes, reading and investigative work to develop their knowledge and understanding of the area examined.
Objectives: On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  • understand a major area of concern within the specialisation;
  • be able to discuss the area of concern critically; and
  • be able to relate what is learnt to their own workplace
Assessment: Assignments totalling 4,000 words (100 per cent). Assignment format and submission date to be negotiated with student.
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Master of English as an International Language

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