Master of Education (Science Education) (E7K)

Overview  2019

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Duration

Part time only
Minimum 1.5 Years, up to a maximum of 4 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2

Full Fee Paying places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

The Master of Education (Science Education) is designed to meet the needs of experienced educators seeking professional learning, personal enquiry and intellectual engagement within the specialist area of Science Education.

Graduates of the Master of Education (Science Education) AQF9 will be able to:

1. Explain the nature and process of Science and Mathematics, and the values and ethical principles that underpin them.

2. Discuss the breadth of Science and Mathematics, their role and relevance in society and how they influence and are influenced by other fields.

3. Integrate educational theory, research evidence and analysis skills with Science and/or Mathematics content and Pedagogical Content Knowledge, and professional standards.

4. Critically reflect on and evaluate scholarly literature and Science and Mathematics teaching practice, in response to learner needs and educational context.

5. Plan, implement, evaluate and communicate the outcomes of a research project, theoretical investigation, or professional enquiry initiative in Science and/or Mathematics education.

6. Communicate professionally and effectively about Science and Mathematics education across diverse settings to specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Course structure

Students in the Chemistry stream must complete all of the following units (150cp):

Year 1

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Mathematics core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary mathematics content and understanding of the nature of Mathematics for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Chemistry core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary chemistry content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Chemistry core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary chemistry content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Mathematics core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary mathematics content and understanding of the nature of Mathematics for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 

Year 2

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Chemistry core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary chemistry content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Chemistry core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary chemistry content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This capstone unit provides an opportunity for you to conceptualize an independent project of scholarly inquiry that enables you to bridge your academic study with your professional career. You will critically reflect on knowledge and experiences covered in your degree…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 

Year 3

This unit is the first of a pair of units that present the theory, methods and practice of teaching mathematics (and teaching for numeracy) in the secondary years. EMT525 addresses the Year 7-12 curriculum and its implementation, with a particular…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an independent study project that requires the completion of an extended piece of writing such as a monograph, curriculum development document, professional development program, video, digital media output, or journal article for refereed publication. The design of the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Physics core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary physics content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Physics core knowledge and skills. Through the development ofthis knowledge and skills you will have the necessary physics content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributingto your development as…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Students in the Physics stream must complete all of the following units (150cp):

Year 1

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Mathematics core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary mathematics content and understanding of the nature of Mathematics for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Mathematics core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary mathematics content and understanding of the nature of Mathematics for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Physics core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary physics content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Physics core knowledge and skills. Through the development ofthis knowledge and skills you will have the necessary physics content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributingto your development as…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 

Year 2

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Physics core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary physics content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Mathematics core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary mathematics content and understanding of the nature of Mathematics for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This capstone unit provides an opportunity for you to conceptualize an independent project of scholarly inquiry that enables you to bridge your academic study with your professional career. You will critically reflect on knowledge and experiences covered in your degree…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 

Year 3

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an independent study project that requires the completion of an extended piece of writing such as a monograph, curriculum development document, professional development program, video, digital media output, or journal article for refereed publication. The design of the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Chemistry core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary chemistry content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Successful completion of this unit supports your development of Chemistry core knowledge and skills. Through the development of this knowledge and skills you will have the necessary chemistry content and understanding of the nature of Science for contributing to your…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

 

Entry requirements

Students are required to hold an initial teacher education qualification (e.g. Bachelor of Education; Master of Teaching). In addition, they are required to have successfully completed the following pre-requisite units at TQA level 3 or equivalent:

* Mathematics (MTM415117)

* Chemistry (CHM415115)

* Physics (PHYS415115)

If they have not completed these unit(s), the following foundations units will be required study:

* Mathematics Foundation Unit: KMA003.

* Chemistry Foundation Unit (if undertaking the Chemistry specialisation): KRA001.

* Physics Foundation Unit (if undertaking the Physics specialisation): KYA004.

Foundation units are completed as standalone units - students register to be enrolled in the foundation units via a webpage.

Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Education (Science Education) can articulate into this course.

Students are able to exit from this course with either a Graduate Certificate in Education (Science Education), or a Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (Science Education).

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2018, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2018, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

How can we help?

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