Master of Education (Leadership) (E7O)

Overview  2016

ATAR

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Clearly-in Rank

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Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
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

Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (extended)

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 (Leadership) is a one and a half year course intended to enable leaders and potential leaders in education, health, welfare and public service sectors to gain specialist knowledge and skills, including effective research and evidence-gathering skills, in Leadership.  The course will be offered full time or part time by distance on-line, Launceston.

For domestic students, an alternative pathway to a Master of Education (Leadership) is available on a Commonwealth Supported (CSP) basis for the first eight units through the Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (Leadership) course.

Students who enrol in and complete four TESOL coursework units in the Bachelor of Education with Professional Honours (Leadership), will be able to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Education (Leadership).

Upon completion of the M.Ed (Leadership), graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate specialised knowledge of leadership and its application in the fields of education, health, welfare and/or public service;
  • Critically interpret research and demonstrate effective research skills to analyse and synthesise information and improve leadership practice across diverse organisational contexts;
  • Analyse, generate, and communicate effective responses to complex problems;
  • Demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a leader in organisational contexts;
  • Communicate effectively with a range of professional communities, including specialists and non-specialists, across a range of platforms.

Course structure

Core Units

Organisations everywhere now operate in an environment of rapid, on-going and disruptive change. Leaders play a key role managing such change, which can include system-wide and local reforms, restructuring and innovations Often, many planned changes are not implemented in practice…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In times of rapid and disruptive changes, such as those currently facing society, leaders of complex organisations are likely to face many changes in the way in which they are expected to lead. They will increasingly undertake responsibilities that involve…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Increasingly, leaders of complex organisations in periods of disruptive change are being confronted by the need for continuous improvement. Regardless of where the organisation is now, there is an expectation that it will get better over time. This unit examines…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit develops an understanding of education in a range of contexts and in a global society. In the unit we will work together to develop a richer understanding of how we know about education as well as how to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Optional Units:

Choose two to four units from the following list:

Health LEADS Australia is a nationally-agreed leadership framework for health and human services. In this unit students will engage with this framework on a number of levels. They will evaluate the utility of Health LEADS Australia framework in relation to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the legal and ethical issues arising within decision-making in the contemporary health care environment. Issues to be explored include duty of care and negligence, security, privacy, confidentiality and the workplace. The unit draws on principles of law…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit examines current concepts, trends and barriers in risk, risk management and governance including clinical governance. In particular it explores the content and relationship between medico-legal issues; clinical error; consumer rights and services; occupational health systems; quality of service…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the nature of change within the broader environmental and organisational context. It will include exploration of current theories and research around issues relating to leading and managing change as well as diffusion of innovation. Strategies for successful…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit, which aims to deepen understandings about some key aspects of (successful) school leadership, is for those from a variety of educational settings who already occupy, or expect to occupy, positions entailing leadership. Topics covered include why school leadership…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit (comprising a three-part assessment item) is specifically designed to provide practical experience related to the concepts discussed in other parts of the Master of Education (Leadership) by having students participate in professional learning activities and programs offered in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Leaders now hold key responsibilities for developing the human resource capacities in their organisations. During times of rapid and complex change this responsibility is increased. The professional development and on-going learning of staff, to meet changes in roles and capability…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Research suggests that leaders play a critical role in the ongoing development of their staff when it comes to improving complex organisations in times of rapid and disruptive change. Leaders in many organisations now hold identified and specific accountabilities for…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit considers the knowledge and skills required to facilitate engaging learning environments within applied learning settings. It will examine the theoretical underpinnings of learner and teacher engagement in a range of contexts, including face to face and online, and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

The aim of this unit is for leaders to examine the complexity of leadership in a period of rapid and disruptive change, and to develop their self-understanding of personal leadership behaviours. The unit analyses the nexus between management and leadership…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is aligned to the Leading Teaching Learning professional learning program from the Department of Education. The program is designed to equip aspiring leaders with an understanding of leadership that will support and improve teaching and learning, to develop…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

In this unit you will examine the nexus between learning theory and educational practice in professional contexts. You will analyse contemporary theories of adult learning and employ these critically to undertake an investigation of the application of learning strategies in…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit will give an introduction and overview to the importance of school culture. The participant will develop the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the process of building a school culture that will enable the achievement of the…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit will give an introduction and overview to the benchmarks, structures and processes required to build the performance of a school. Definitions of school performance are considered in the light of the school's constitutional descriptions of its purpose and…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

A maximum of two non-Education postgraduate coursework units may be taken
PLUS Either

This unit provides an introduction to research approaches and techniques relevant to undertaking research projects in education. The unit is designed to engage students at a sufficient breadth and depth to enable them to (a) identify a researchable issue, topic…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

ESG706 is a major piece of independent research work, suitable for candidates seeking further entry to Higher Degree Research (such as Ed.D. or PhD). Candidates are required to work with a supervisor to plan and implement a research study or…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Or

You are required to plan, and reflect on, a project that addresses a specific professional enquiry question. The enquiry will be informed by current literature in the field as well as your own practice context or experience. You will be…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

You are required to implement, reflect on, and evaluate the outcomes of a project that addresses a specific professional enquiry question identified in ESM720. The enquiry will be informed by current literature in the field as well as your own…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Entry requirements

The University requires applicants for admission to the Master of Education (Leadership) to hold a recognised relevant bachelor degree or equivalent qualification together with 2 or more years of relevant professional experience.

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Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Fees for Domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA fee for 2017 is $294 AUD.

International students

2016 Annual Tuition Fee (international students): $24,000 AUD.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA for 2016 is $290 AUD.

Scholarships

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

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