Master of Education (E7H)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

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

Online
Semester 1, Semester 2, Spring school (extended)

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

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.

Entry requirements

Location

Online
Semester 1, Semester 2
The Master of Education is designed to meet the needs of experienced educators seeking professional learning, personal and professional enquiry and intellectual engagement within a specialist area or across a range of specialisations.
  • 1 Critically evaluate a range of theoretical frameworks in education and related fields in order to design, assess and/or theorise responses to changing educational contexts.
  • 2 Synthesise and analyse scholarly literature to deepen knowledge of local and international developments in practice and to support the development of project and research planning.
  • 3 Consolidate professional experience, workplace knowledge and contemporary literature in developing creative responses to current educational debates.
  • 4 Use a range of communicative technologies to explain complex theoretical concepts in relation to practice-based issues, educational research, policy and current literature to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • 5 Articulate how collegial educational professionalism requires ethical standards as well as evidence-based and exploratory approaches of practice, research, and evaluation.
  • Course structure

    The Master of Education requires the completion of 150 credit points, which may include an optional Specialisation from the course schedule.

    When you complete the Master of Education with a specialisation, you'll concentrate half of your course in single area of study. This will be recognised on your academic transcript and testamur upon graduation.

    Alternatively, completing without a specialisation gives you more opportunity to complete a broader range of units that fit your individual personal and professional goals.

    In both cases you will complete a capstone research dissertation.

    For assistance tailoring your degree to suit your interests or situation get in touch with a Student Advisor.

    If you are starting in 2023 you can find your course planner here. Your course planner gives you a visual representation of your course and will help you plan which units to enrol in and when.

    For course planners from previous years, refer to the handbook entry for that year.

    If you wish to complete the Master of Education with a specialisation, your 150 credit points will comprise:- a 12.5 credit points of Core Option units- a 50 credit point Specialisation- 37.5 credit points of Elective units and;- a 50 credit point Dissertation

    This unit is an introduction to research as an inquiry. In this unit, you will consider the importance of impetus in your proposed research. You will also learn the importance of developing succinct and robust research questions. You will consider…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    The aim of this unit is to engage in action research to reflect on and improve your own practice. Action research is an evidence-based approach to improving teaching practice and in this unit, you will integrate practice, action, theory and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    The Applied Learning specialisation requires the completion of 50 credit points comprising;

    • a 12.5 credit point Core unit and
    • 37.5 credit points from Elective units.

    This unit explores a range of contemporary strategies of reflective practice with a particular focus on their use in professional learning. An emphasis is placed on considering the role of reflection to bridge the divide between theory and practice for…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

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

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Applied learning is an approach that contextualizes learning in a way to empower and motivate students, whilst developing the key skills and knowledge required for employment, further education, and active learner participation in their communities. It involves students and teachers…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit introduces you to a range of theoretical approaches for facilitating learning, and relates these to contemporary educational practices. As a result of studying this unit, you will understand why contemporary education is focused on learning and understanding, rather…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit will establish the skills and knowledge to enable students to acknowledge their independent educational identity, and contextualize this within both their current educational or workplace environment as well as their broader community. The concepts of collegial constructive criticism…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    The Inclusive Education specialisation requires the completion of 50 credit points comprising;

    • a 12.5 credit point Core unit and
    • 37.5 credit points from Elective units.

    This unit explores a range of contemporary strategies of reflective practice with a particular focus on their use in professional learning. An emphasis is placed on considering the role of reflection to bridge the divide between theory and practice for…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is designed for educators with an interest in special and/or inclusive education. The Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians (MYCEETYA, 2008) and the Disability Standards for Education (2005) make it clear that students with disability should…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Student disengagement is a multifaceted and often complex problem facing both teachers and educational administrators. This unit focuses on the theories behind student disengagement and takes a solution focused approach towards re-engagement practices. By the end of this unit, you…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    The purpose of this unit is to develop an appreciation of the characteristic features and educational issues associated with dyslexia and other related learning difficulties. You will be introduced to a range of theoretical models to explain dyslexia, alongside contemporary…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    The unit will explore the nature of inclusive education in the 21st century with an emphasis on diversity and exceptionality. Based on a philosophical foundation that values every student and acknowledges the right of every student to the most appropriate…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSummer school

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

    The Leadership specialisation requires the completion of 50 credit points comprising;

    • a 12.5 credit point Core unit and
    • 37.5 credit points from Elective units.

    This unit explores a range of contemporary strategies of reflective practice with a particular focus on their use in professional learning. An emphasis is placed on considering the role of reflection to bridge the divide between theory and practice for…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    Discourses of improvement often drive the practice of leadership. Rapid changes to technology, increasing globalisation, and issues of organisational structure, culture and power impact on improvement agendas, as well as the quality and effectiveness of such improvement in practice. In…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Expectations of leaders in educational and other settings can change significantly over the course of a career. In addition to understanding individual issues of changing professional identity, self-preparation, and role transition, leaders are required to engage with heightened responsibilities when…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    The TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) specialisation requires the completion of 50 credit points comprising of;

    • a 12.5 credit point Core unit and
    • 37.5 credit points from Elective units.

    This unit explores a range of contemporary strategies of reflective practice with a particular focus on their use in professional learning. An emphasis is placed on considering the role of reflection to bridge the divide between theory and practice for…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit explores a range of approaches to English language learning and teaching including teaching strategies and techniques for teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening. The unit will also study the nature of the second language teaching methodology in a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit explores linguistics as an academic discipline and in particular its relevance to language learning and teaching. A central idea underpinning the unit is the role that language awareness plays in preparing language teachers to teach English to speakers…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    In this unit you will be investigating significant issues connected to second language learning. There will be a focus on topics that are of global interest and relevance to teachers of TESOL and how these aspects may be relevant to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    In this unit, you are required to undertake a minimum of 60 hours of work-integrated learning (WIL) experience in a setting that is relevant to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Through mentoring provided by the course coordinator and…

    Credit Points: 0

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit explores the complex relationship between language and culture, and considers both in terms of linguistic and cultural diversity. The unit applies understandings of each to the teaching and learning of language. An emphasis is placed on understanding 'culture'…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    ,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

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

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Applied learning is an approach that contextualizes learning in a way to empower and motivate students, whilst developing the key skills and knowledge required for employment, further education, and active learner participation in their communities. It involves students and teachers…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit introduces you to a range of theoretical approaches for facilitating learning, and relates these to contemporary educational practices. As a result of studying this unit, you will understand why contemporary education is focused on learning and understanding, rather…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit will establish the skills and knowledge to enable students to acknowledge their independent educational identity, and contextualize this within both their current educational or workplace environment as well as their broader community. The concepts of collegial constructive criticism…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is an introduction to research as an inquiry. In this unit, you will consider the importance of impetus in your proposed research. You will also learn the importance of developing succinct and robust research questions. You will consider…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is aligned to the Building a Feedback Culture professional learning program from the Department of Education Tasmania, Professional Learning Institute (PLI) and successful completion of this program is a prerequisite for enrolment into this unit. The program is…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    x…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSummer school

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

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSummer school

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

    This unit is designed for educators with an interest in special and/or inclusive education. The Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians (MYCEETYA, 2008) and the Disability Standards for Education (2005) make it clear that students with disability should…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Student disengagement is a multifaceted and often complex problem facing both teachers and educational administrators. This unit focuses on the theories behind student disengagement and takes a solution focused approach towards re-engagement practices. By the end of this unit, you…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    Discourses of improvement often drive the practice of leadership. Rapid changes to technology, increasing globalisation, and issues of organisational structure, culture and power impact on improvement agendas, as well as the quality and effectiveness of such improvement in practice. In…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Expectations of leaders in educational and other settings can change significantly over the course of a career. In addition to understanding individual issues of changing professional identity, self-preparation, and role transition, leaders are required to engage with heightened responsibilities when…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit explores a range of approaches to English language learning and teaching including teaching strategies and techniques for teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening. The unit will also study the nature of the second language teaching methodology in a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit explores linguistics as an academic discipline and in particular its relevance to language learning and teaching. A central idea underpinning the unit is the role that language awareness plays in preparing language teachers to teach English to speakers…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    In this unit you will be investigating significant issues connected to second language learning. There will be a focus on topics that are of global interest and relevance to teachers of TESOL and how these aspects may be relevant to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    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: 25

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 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
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    The purpose of this unit is to develop an appreciation of the characteristic features and educational issues associated with dyslexia and other related learning difficulties. You will be introduced to a range of theoretical models to explain dyslexia, alongside contemporary…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit explores a range of contemporary strategies of reflective practice with a particular focus on their use in professional learning. An emphasis is placed on considering the role of reflection to bridge the divide between theory and practice for…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    The aim of this unit is to engage in action research to reflect on and improve your own practice. Action research is an evidence-based approach to improving teaching practice and in this unit, you will integrate practice, action, theory and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    In this unit, you are required to undertake a minimum of 60 hours of work-integrated learning (WIL) experience in a setting that is relevant to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Through mentoring provided by the course coordinator and…

    Credit Points: 0

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    The unit will explore the nature of inclusive education in the 21st century with an emphasis on diversity and exceptionality. Based on a philosophical foundation that values every student and acknowledges the right of every student to the most appropriate…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSummer school

    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: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    If you are completing Master of Teaching curriculum units as electives, you will need to complete both units in each curriculum area.

    This unit will introduce you to key theories and research praxis in the field of arts education. Beginning with an exploration of the philosophical underpinnings of the role and value of the arts in civil society, you will examine the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit focuses on multiple facets of the overall professional practice of secondary Arts teachers. It will explore and build on the knowledge and experience you gained in the successful completion of EMT552 and will enable you to critically examine…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is designed to provide you with the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to be a proficient secondary English teacher. This unit explores the ways in which adolescents learn to read, write, and communicate in English at…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit is designed to help you further develop your knowledge and skills for the teaching of English. With a focus on secondary and senior secondary curriculum, this unit covers an examination of curriculum goals and content, text selection, program…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is designed to provide students with an understanding of the key subject disciplines, History and Geography, in the secondary school. Students will learn about key aspects of historical and geographical knowledge and understanding and skills and begin to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit extends students' understanding of teaching and learning in Humanities and Social Sciences in the secondary school years, building on content from EMT540. The unit develops students’ pedagogical content knowledge for teaching the Civics and Citizenship and Business and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit will support you to gain the theoretical understandings, skills and methodologies to provide learning and teaching experiences within the Languages domain. You will be required to develop a comprehensive and coherent base of theoretical understandings upon which to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This is the second of two sequential Languages curriculum units. In this unit, you will build upon knowledge gained in the previous unit, design teaching units for Languages learning and consider your role, as teacher, in this process. This will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

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

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    EMT625 and EMT627 focus on the learning of mathematics in secondary school classrooms, particularly Years 7 to 12 for EMT625 and Years 7 to 9 for EMT627, and will build students pedagogical content knowledge for teaching mathematics in a productive…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit serves as an introduction to the theory, methods and practice of teaching science in the first four years of secondary schools (years 7-10) and the senior secondary school/college (years 11-12). Particular emphasis is given to the consideration of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit builds on the knowledge and skills developed in the previous unit, but focuses more deeply on science education in complex and authentic contexts, including the demands of the senior science syllabi (years 11 & 12). Further development of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is the first of a pair of units that present the theory, methods and practice of teaching mathematics and numeracy in the secondary years. EMT527 addresses the Year 7-9 curriculum and its implementation. Curriculum documents will be a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Each of EMT625 and EMT627 is the second of a pair of units that present the theory, methods and practice of teaching high school mathematics and numeracy, with EMT625 focussing on the 7-12 curriculum and EMT627 focussing on Grades 7-9.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    As the introductory unit of the secondary Arts education specialisation, this unit focuses on exploring the role of the Arts educator, developing skills in reflective practice in Arts education, and creating an individualised pathway towards your professional practice. The unit…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit will focus on partnerships as the driver for authentic and quality Arts education. This includes an exploration of partnerships with teachers of other Arts and non-Arts subjects, within school-based co-curricular activities, with respect to the Australian Curriculum crosscurricular…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    The completion of a 50 credit point Dissertation is required for all students.

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    EDP728 Dissertation Part B is the second in a two unit sequence in the Masters of Education, the preceding unit is EDP724 Dissertation Part A. students undertake a major piece of independent research work across the two units EDP724 and…

    Credit Points: 25

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    If you wish to complete the Master of Education without a specialisation, your 150 credit points will comprise:- 12.5 credit point Core unit EDP726 Reflective Strategies for Professional Learning- 12.5 credit points of Core Option units;- 75 credit points of Elective units and;- a 50 credit point Dissertation

    This unit explores a range of contemporary strategies of reflective practice with a particular focus on their use in professional learning. An emphasis is placed on considering the role of reflection to bridge the divide between theory and practice for…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is an introduction to research as an inquiry. In this unit, you will consider the importance of impetus in your proposed research. You will also learn the importance of developing succinct and robust research questions. You will consider…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    The aim of this unit is to engage in action research to reflect on and improve your own practice. Action research is an evidence-based approach to improving teaching practice and in this unit, you will integrate practice, action, theory and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    Complete 75 credit points of Elective units.

    ,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

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

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Applied learning is an approach that contextualizes learning in a way to empower and motivate students, whilst developing the key skills and knowledge required for employment, further education, and active learner participation in their communities. It involves students and teachers…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit introduces you to a range of theoretical approaches for facilitating learning, and relates these to contemporary educational practices. As a result of studying this unit, you will understand why contemporary education is focused on learning and understanding, rather…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit will establish the skills and knowledge to enable students to acknowledge their independent educational identity, and contextualize this within both their current educational or workplace environment as well as their broader community. The concepts of collegial constructive criticism…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is an introduction to research as an inquiry. In this unit, you will consider the importance of impetus in your proposed research. You will also learn the importance of developing succinct and robust research questions. You will consider…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    OnlineSemester 1

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    This unit is aligned to the Building a Feedback Culture professional learning program from the Department of Education Tasmania, Professional Learning Institute (PLI) and successful completion of this program is a prerequisite for enrolment into this unit. The program is…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    Credit Points: 12.5

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    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

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    OnlineSummer school

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    This unit is designed for educators with an interest in special and/or inclusive education. The Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians (MYCEETYA, 2008) and the Disability Standards for Education (2005) make it clear that students with disability should…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Student disengagement is a multifaceted and often complex problem facing both teachers and educational administrators. This unit focuses on the theories behind student disengagement and takes a solution focused approach towards re-engagement practices. By the end of this unit, you…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    Discourses of improvement often drive the practice of leadership. Rapid changes to technology, increasing globalisation, and issues of organisational structure, culture and power impact on improvement agendas, as well as the quality and effectiveness of such improvement in practice. In…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Expectations of leaders in educational and other settings can change significantly over the course of a career. In addition to understanding individual issues of changing professional identity, self-preparation, and role transition, leaders are required to engage with heightened responsibilities when…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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

    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

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

    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

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    This unit explores a range of approaches to English language learning and teaching including teaching strategies and techniques for teaching reading, writing, speaking and listening. The unit will also study the nature of the second language teaching methodology in a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit explores linguistics as an academic discipline and in particular its relevance to language learning and teaching. A central idea underpinning the unit is the role that language awareness plays in preparing language teachers to teach English to speakers…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    OnlineSemester 2

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    In this unit you will be investigating significant issues connected to second language learning. There will be a focus on topics that are of global interest and relevance to teachers of TESOL and how these aspects may be relevant to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    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: 25

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 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
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    The purpose of this unit is to develop an appreciation of the characteristic features and educational issues associated with dyslexia and other related learning difficulties. You will be introduced to a range of theoretical models to explain dyslexia, alongside contemporary…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit explores a range of contemporary strategies of reflective practice with a particular focus on their use in professional learning. An emphasis is placed on considering the role of reflection to bridge the divide between theory and practice for…

    Credit Points: 12.5

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    OnlineSemester 1

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

    The aim of this unit is to engage in action research to reflect on and improve your own practice. Action research is an evidence-based approach to improving teaching practice and in this unit, you will integrate practice, action, theory and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    In this unit, you are required to undertake a minimum of 60 hours of work-integrated learning (WIL) experience in a setting that is relevant to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Through mentoring provided by the course coordinator and…

    Credit Points: 0

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    The unit will explore the nature of inclusive education in the 21st century with an emphasis on diversity and exceptionality. Based on a philosophical foundation that values every student and acknowledges the right of every student to the most appropriate…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSummer school

    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: 25

    This unit is currently unavailable.

    If you are completing Master of Teaching curriculum units as electives, you will need to complete both units in each curriculum area.

    This unit will introduce you to key theories and research praxis in the field of arts education. Beginning with an exploration of the philosophical underpinnings of the role and value of the arts in civil society, you will examine the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit focuses on multiple facets of the overall professional practice of secondary Arts teachers. It will explore and build on the knowledge and experience you gained in the successful completion of EMT552 and will enable you to critically examine…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is designed to provide you with the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to be a proficient secondary English teacher. This unit explores the ways in which adolescents learn to read, write, and communicate in English at…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit is designed to help you further develop your knowledge and skills for the teaching of English. With a focus on secondary and senior secondary curriculum, this unit covers an examination of curriculum goals and content, text selection, program…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
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    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit is designed to provide students with an understanding of the key subject disciplines, History and Geography, in the secondary school. Students will learn about key aspects of historical and geographical knowledge and understanding and skills and begin to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
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    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit extends students' understanding of teaching and learning in Humanities and Social Sciences in the secondary school years, building on content from EMT540. The unit develops students’ pedagogical content knowledge for teaching the Civics and Citizenship and Business and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit will support you to gain the theoretical understandings, skills and methodologies to provide learning and teaching experiences within the Languages domain. You will be required to develop a comprehensive and coherent base of theoretical understandings upon which to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This is the second of two sequential Languages curriculum units. In this unit, you will build upon knowledge gained in the previous unit, design teaching units for Languages learning and consider your role, as teacher, in this process. This will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1

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

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

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    EMT625 and EMT627 focus on the learning of mathematics in secondary school classrooms, particularly Years 7 to 12 for EMT625 and Years 7 to 9 for EMT627, and will build students pedagogical content knowledge for teaching mathematics in a productive…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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    This unit serves as an introduction to the theory, methods and practice of teaching science in the first four years of secondary schools (years 7-10) and the senior secondary school/college (years 11-12). Particular emphasis is given to the consideration of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit builds on the knowledge and skills developed in the previous unit, but focuses more deeply on science education in complex and authentic contexts, including the demands of the senior science syllabi (years 11 & 12). Further development of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    This unit is the first of a pair of units that present the theory, methods and practice of teaching mathematics and numeracy in the secondary years. EMT527 addresses the Year 7-9 curriculum and its implementation. Curriculum documents will be a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Each of EMT625 and EMT627 is the second of a pair of units that present the theory, methods and practice of teaching high school mathematics and numeracy, with EMT625 focussing on the 7-12 curriculum and EMT627 focussing on Grades 7-9.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    As the introductory unit of the secondary Arts education specialisation, this unit focuses on exploring the role of the Arts educator, developing skills in reflective practice in Arts education, and creating an individualised pathway towards your professional practice. The unit…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    This unit will focus on partnerships as the driver for authentic and quality Arts education. This includes an exploration of partnerships with teachers of other Arts and non-Arts subjects, within school-based co-curricular activities, with respect to the Australian Curriculum crosscurricular…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

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

    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

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    EDP728 Dissertation Part B is the second in a two unit sequence in the Masters of Education, the preceding unit is EDP724 Dissertation Part A. students undertake a major piece of independent research work across the two units EDP724 and…

    Credit Points: 25

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 2

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

    Entry requirements

    Applicants with higher education study

    To be eligible for an offer, you must have completed:

    • An Initial Teacher’s Education (ITE) degree at Bachelor’s level or equivalent qualification such as a Master of Teaching, or;
    • the Graduate Certificate of Education, Diploma of Education, or equivalent qualification.

    Applicants without an Initial Teacher’s Education degree:

    To be eligible for an offer, you must have:

    • Completed a Certificate IV or equivalent qualification and 3 years industry or teaching experience.

    Students intending to articulate to the Master of Education with a specialisation in Applied Learning are strongly recommended to have completed a Cert IV and have 3 years industry or teaching experience.

    Students articulate from the Graduate Certificate in Education or Graduate Diploma of Education into the Master of Education. The nested structure of the PG Coursework is: Graduate Certificate in Education E5E (50cp) Graduate Diploma of Education [new] (Grad Cert or equivalent + 50cp) Master of Education E7H (Grad Dip or equivalent + 50cp)

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    Domestic students

    Options for this course

    This is a full-fee course, which means you’ll need to pay the entire amount for your studies. Commonwealth supported places are not available in this postgraduate course. However, there are still support options available for eligible students to help you manage the cost of studying this course.

    You may be able to fund all or part of your tuition fees by accessing a FEE-HELP loan from the Australian Government. FEE-HELP is a loan scheme that assists domestic full-fee students to pay for University, which is repaid through the Australian Tax System once you earn above a repayment threshold. This means you’ll only have to start repaying the loan once you start earning above a specific amount.

    Our scholarships and prizes program also offers more than 400 scholarships across all areas of study. You can even apply for multiple scholarships in one easy application.

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    The Department of Social Services has approved some accredited and professionally oriented Masters courses for student payments through Youth Allowance or Austudy. This means if you enrol in one of these courses, you may be eligible for student payments. However, please be aware that this is not the case for all Master courses. Please visit our Scholarships, Fees and Costs website for further information.

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    Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    Domestic students enrolled in certain postgraduate coursework programs may not be eligible for student payments through Youth Allowance and Austudy. Visit the Department of Social Services website to find out more about eligibility for Centrelink support and the list of eligible courses

    International students

    2023 Total Course Fee (international students): $ 50,002 AUD *.

    Course cost based on a rate of $32,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

    * Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

    International 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.

    International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

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