Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Year and Campus:||2012 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 12 months part time.|
CoordinatorAssociate Professor Leo Goedegebuure
ContactLH Martin Institute
|Course Overview:||This is a one-year, part-time program designed for educators, administrators and quality assurance practitioners seeking to extend their knowledge and skills in tertiary sector quality assurance. It offers expert perspectives on QA issues, policies, national systems and institutional approaches in both national and international tertiary education contexts, drawn from the best and latest research and resources. It aims to provide concepts, insights and practical skills for designing, analysing and operating QA systems; and access to an international network of practitioners facing similar challenges. |
Participants can expect a structured suite of readings, study tasks, moderated on-line discussion groups and regular lecturer feedback with a strong cohort experience in groups of 10-15 participants.
|Objectives:||By the end of this program successful participants will have acquired insights and perspectives on QA systems, approaches and challenges in tertiary education contexts.|
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||This one-year, part-time program consists of two core units and one of two elective units, to attain 50 credit points. The first core unit, Tertiary Education Policy and Management is 25 credit points, and the second core unit, External Quality Assurance is 12.5 credit points. |
Participants choose one of the two electives for the remaining 12.5 credit points, either Operating An External Quality Agency or Maintaining Quality Within Institutions.
In each unit participants study online materials introducing each topic and participate in regular moderated online discussions where they contribute written commentary on the topic, and receive lecturer feedback.
Students complete 2 compulsory and 1 elective unit for a total of 50 credit points.
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|Entry Requirements:||An undergraduate degree or equivalent, and two years of relevant work experience. Participants are also expected to have current employment in a tertiary sector institution or other relevant organisation.|
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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.
Successful students will have acquired:
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