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 24 months part time.|
Professor Fazal Rizvi
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Currently enrolled students:
Global processes have transformed the requirements of work and the labour market, as well as cultural and political landscapes, requiring new ways of approaching education and training.
The Master of Global Studies in Education will explore the complex ways in which the world is becoming interconnected and interdependent and the impact of this on education settings, pedagogy, curriculum and assessment. It highlights the imperatives for responding to the changing external environment with regard to education policy and governance.
The course is only offered as part-time study and can be completed over two years.
The course covers contemporary issues in globalisation, policy and leadership, identity, culture and citizenship, and youth participation in a digital age.
New deliveries will be scheduled once a new minimum cohort is achieved.
This approach is modelled on a successful international program delivered by the University of Illinois, which was coordinated by Professor Fazal Rizvi, who will be the Course Coordinator for this program.
MGSE has specifically listed this course in its most recent Business Plan as a strategic priority in delivering postgraduate qualifications wholly online. The faculty has enlisted MCP to support and operationalize this strategy. MCP currently delivers industry focused online programs with MGSE.
The objectives of the course are to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
The Master, Global Studies in Education will comprise 4 x 25 point subjects delivered fully online, with the last subject being a research capstone subject, designed to provide students with the skills involved in critically reading research conducted in international settings; and develop, implement and report on a minor research project dealing with issues of international education.
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Study Period Commencement:
Not offered in 2016
Not offered in 2016
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed either:
2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
3. The 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 graduate 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:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
The Melbourne Experience enables our graduates to become:
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