Negotiated Project in Education

Subject EDUC90337 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2015.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Contact will be arranged with supervisor.
Total Time Commitment:

340 hours


Students may not enrol in this subject without the written permission of their project supervisor.

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

An individually negotiated project relating to education, in which the student undertakes a theoretical study of a global issues in education (eg. a substantial critical review of a particular body of literature), a research project relating to educational practice in international education, or an approved program of professional development at an appropriate level, such as an internship in a transnational setting. The student will negotiate a contract with the supervisor, clearly specifying the outcomes and the criteria on which the work will be judged.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students should be able to:

  • demonstrate their knowledge of a particular area of concern in education;
  • place the area in a larger theoretical context of the relevant research literature;
  • demonstrate a capacity to engage in reflective, critical discussion of the area examined.

A project of 10,000 words or equivalent (100 per cent), due in the examination period.

The nature of the project work submitted for assessment will depend on the type of negotiated project undertaken. It may take the form of an essay, report, reflective journal or extensive literature review.

Prescribed Texts:


Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject students should have:

  • Respect for truth, intellectual integrity and ethical behaviour;
  • Intellectual curiosity and creativity;
  • An understanding of the relationship between theory, research and classroom practice;
  • A capacity to articulate knowledge and understanding in written presentations.
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Master of Education (Stream 100A) Coursework and Thesis A
Master of Information Technology in Education(Stream 1A)
Master of Modern Languages Education(Stream 100A) Coursework and ThesisA

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