Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Year and Campus:||2015 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Level:||Research Higher Degree|
|Duration & Credit Points:||Students are expected to complete this research in 1.50 years full time, or equivalent part time.|
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The Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) 960ID offers a specialist degree particularly for teachers and administrators in early childhood and primary education who want to extend their knowledge and understanding of IB education by undertaking more focused inquiry and school and community-based research into understanding learners, curriculum development and pedagogy, assessment, teacher collegiality and leadership or international-mindedness, with reference to IB policy and practice.
This is a research classified course. This course is suitable for students requiring eligibility for the IB Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning.
Please note that this program will not provide graduates with qualifications to teach in Australia.
Students completing this course should be able to:
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Students are required to complete
Students enrolled in this course are required to attain an average of at least H2A in their coursework component before commencing their thesis. If this score is not attained, progress will be assessed on an individual basis. Students not permitted to enrol in the thesis will be able to transfer into the coursework masters.
The four core subjects for this course comprise the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (International Baccalaureate) 981PY.
Students are required to undertake methodology studies concurrently with their thesis if methodology studies have not already been undertaken prior to entry to the course or at the direction of their supervisor.
In the six months prior to submission of their thesis candidates must present their research findings at a public completion seminar attended by their Advisory Committee.
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Study Period Commencement:
Thesis and Research Methodology subjects
Study Period Commencement:
RHD First Half Year
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Admission and Selection into Course Policy.
The documented record of research activity and/or publications referred to must entail clearly research-driven initiative(s) that generated a written product for which the author was sole or significant contributor or author. This initiative may be centred on workplace-related issues, but it must extend further than routine endeavours that would be considered part of normal practices within the educational workplace (for example, normal subject or course evaluation or policy formulation). The design of the research should reflect sound, explicit conceptual and methodological bases and it should include either empirical or document-based data collection and analysis. The report should constitute an advance in current knowledge in the field. Overall, the information supplied must convince the Selection Committee that the applicant has sufficient educational research expertise or experience to enable successful completion of the degree within the time allowed.
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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.
Graduates from this program are eligible to apply for entry to the Doctor of Education program or a PhD provided they meet the entry requirements and subject to achievement of an H2A GPA.
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/professional_development/course_list/international_baccalaureate|
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