Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Year and Campus:||2014|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months|
Dr Mary Leahy
Education Student Centre
234 Queensberry Street
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
One of the most significant trends in policy development around the world has been the restructuring of education systems in the light of near-universal participation at the secondary level, the growing demand to accommodate vocational education and training in schools and the effects of globalisation on pedagogy and curriculum. It is only through an understanding of these responses and the contexts in which they have occurred that Australian policy formation can occur at the level of international best practice. This course aims to place the analysis of Australian education policy in this broader national and international context of best practice, and will provide a targeted program of study in three international systems. There are no other courses in Australia offering a similar combination of study and overseas experience in this field and very few internationally with a comparative international focus.
Students who complete the Master of Education Policy (International) will develop:
Graduates of the Master of Education Policy (International) will also demonstrate the application of skills and knowledge to plan and execute a substantial research-based capstone project.
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Candidates are required to take three elective and the core subject.
NB: EDUC90163 Education Policy: International Study is the Study Tour Subject. Candidates who wish to undertake the Study Tour must complete EDUC90145 Comparative Education Policy first.
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Study Period Commencement:
Study Period Commencement:
March, Semester 2
An applicant may be eligible for entry in the Master of Education Policy (International) if the applicant has:
|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.
Graduates from this program are eligible to apply for entry to the Doctor of Education program or a PhD after completion of a 50-point Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Research, provided they meet the entry requirements and subject to achievement of an H2A GPA. Please note also that graduates of an undergraduate Honours degree may already be eligible for doctoral studies, subject to the same entry and achievement requirements.
On completion of this course, students should have:
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/professional_development/course_list/education_policy_international|
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