Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Currently enrolled students:
The Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) PYP offers a specialist degree particularly for teachers and administrators in early childhood and primary education who want to broaden their understanding and skills in relation to the philosophy and concepts underlying the International Baccalaureate Programmes. This course is ideal for those wanting to undertake the GC-EDIBPY Graduate Certificate in Education (International Baccalaureate) PYP as part of an MEd and undertake further coursework study with a focus on IB education, including the option of a focused inquiry into an aspect IB policy and practice.
This is a coursework classified course.
Please note that this program will not provide graduates with qualifications to teach in Australia.
Students completing this course should be able to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:|| |
Students complete 4 core subjects totalling 50 points and 50 points of electives.
|Subject Options:|| |
Study Period Commencement:
Students will complete 50 points of electives.
The remaining 25 points of electives will be selected from the Melbourne Graduate School of Education Master of Education or Specialist Masters programs, subject to meeting any prerequisite requirements.
Study Period Commencement:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1, Semester 2
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed either:
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
3. TThe Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
4. Applicants are required to satisfy the university's English language requirements for postgraduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 7 is required.
|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.
The core participation requirements for study in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education are:
In all courses
1. The ability to comprehend complex information related to education and the disciplines in which the student is teaching.
2. The ability to communicate clearly and independently in assessment tasks a knowledge of the content, principles and practices relating to education and other relevant disciplines.
3. Behavioural and social attributes that enable a student to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are required to take responsibility for their own participation and learning. They also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative learning environments, demonstrating interpersonal skills and an understanding of the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
In courses requiring students to undertake practicum placements
4. The ability to undertake professional practice placements independently, including:
a. the ability based on personal maturity to establish a professional relationship with students and interact with them appropriately;
Students who feel a disability will prevent them from meeting the above academic requirements are encourage 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 after completion of a 50-point Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Research, provided they meet the entry requirements and subject to achievement of an H2A grade average. 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.
The course is approved by the International Baccalaureate ® in relation to the IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning. It is also recognised by the International Baccalaureate ® in relation to the IB Advanced Certificate in Teaching and Learning for those students who undertake Negotiated Project EDUC90490.
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/professional_development/course_list/international_baccalaureate|
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