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Master of Education (960AC) // Subject options

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Core subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90619 Leading Educational Ideas
March
July
12.5
EDUC90057 Education Research Project
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
EDUC90620 Reading Educational Research
Semester 1
August
12.5

Arts Education elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90606 The Arts Engagement and Learning
March
12.5
EDUC90607 Teaching and Artistic Practice
July
12.5
EDUC90608 Young People and Culture
March
12.5
EDUC90636 Educating for Creativity and Innovation Not available in 2017 12.5

Curriculum and Pedagogy elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90610 Curriculum Design and Evaluation
March
12.5
EDUC90728 Innovative Spaces and Pedagogy
Semester 2
12.5
EDUC90611 Curriculum Pedagogy and Assessment
August
12.5
EDUC90612 Teaching for Student Engagement
September
12.5
EDUC90609 Australian Curriculum Perspectives Not available in 2017 12.5

Early Childhood Education elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90613 Contemporary Issues and the Young Child Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90614 New Thinking in Early Childhood Pedagogy Not available in 2017 12.5

Educational Management and Leadership elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90126 School Effectiveness and Improvement
January
12.5
EDUC90140 Curriculum Leadership and Management
July
12.5
EDUC90141 Marketing in Education
March
25
EDUC90180
EDUC90344 Foundations of Educational Leadership
February
25
EDUC90345 Leading Educational Transformation
July
25
EDUC90137 Personal and Interpersonal Processes
January
October
September
12.5
EDUC90139 Leading a Learning Community
September
12.5
EDUC90148 Project in Educational Leadership
February
July
25

Equity, Youth and Identity elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90608 Young People and Culture
March
12.5
EDUC90634 Success and Failure at School Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90641 Identity, Equity and Change Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90640 Diversity Inclusion and Transitions
July
12.5

Evaluation elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90205 Assessment & Reporting for Student Learn
January
25
EDUC90716 Qualitative Methods for Evaluation
Term 3
12.5
EDUC90720 Evaluation Project Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90799 Current Evaluation and Research Topics
Term 2
April
12.5
EDUC90847 Practice of Evaluation
Term 2
Term 4
12.5
EDUC90848 Applied Research Methodology
Term 1
Term 3
12.5
EDUC90851 Evaluation and Value for Money
Term 2
12.5
EDUC90715 Debates in Evaluation
Term 4
12.5
EDUC90717 Mixed Methods Research & Evaluation
Term 4
12.5
EDUC90719 Developing Evaluation Capacity
Term 3
12.5
EDUC90849 Impact Evaluation
Term 1
January
Term 3
12.5
EDUC90850 Foundations of Evaluation
Term 1
Term 2
Term 4
12.5
MAST90078 Quantitative Methods for Evaluation
Term 2
12.5

Gifted Education elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90192 Understanding & Identifying Gifted Lrng Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90193 Classroom Strategies:Gifted Education Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90267 Understanding & Teaching for Creativity Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90208 Curriculum Provision for Gifted Students Not available in 2017 12.5

History Education elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90740 Historical Thinking
March
12.5
EDUC90739 Historical Inquiry
August
12.5

International Education Policy elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90163 Education Policy: International Study
September
25
EDUC90146 Education Policy and Reform in Australia
March
25
EDUC90150 Education Policy: Negotiated Project
March
Semester 2
25
EDUC90644 Globalisation and Leadership
July
25
EDUC90145 Comparative Education Policy
March
25

Language and Literacy Education elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90684 Contemporary Literacies: Policy & Praxis
February
12.5
EDUC90680 Creating Texts: Designing Meaning
July
12.5
EDUC90681 Textual Resources Across the Curriculum Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90683 Reading Texts: Selection to Response
April
12.5

Learning Intervention elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90287 Promoting Positive Learning
March
12.5
EDUC90756 Using Data To Build Learning Pathways
March
12.5
EDUC90766 Including Learners with Disabilities
July
12.5
EDUC90290 Promoting Positive Behaviour
August
12.5

Mathematics and Numeracy Education elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90689 Numeracy: Differentiating Teaching
February
12.5
EDUC90615 Mathematics: Teaching with Technology Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90687 Numeracy: Life, School and Work
February
12.5
EDUC90690 Numeracy: Building Teacher Capacity
Semester 2
12.5
EDUC90691 Mathematics: Quality Teaching
July
12.5
EDUC90688 Numeracy: Improving Learning Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90618 Mathematics: Problem Solving & Reasoning Not available in 2017 12.5

Sustainability Education elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90006 Environmental Education
Semester 1
12.5
EDUC90626 Transforming Sustainability Education
August
12.5

Teaching Shakespeare elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90494 Teaching Shakespeare
July
12.5
EDUC90495 Shakespeare in Classroom and Community Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90496 Shakespeare and Dramatic Pedagogy
Summer Term
12.5
EDUC90497 Implementing Dramatic Processes Not available in 2017 12.5

Thinking, Knowledge and Creativity elective subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
EDUC90637 Educating for Thinking as Practice Not available in 2017 12.5
EDUC90638 Educating for Knowledge & Understanding
March
12.5
EDUC90642 Educating for Thinking
August
12.5
EDUC90636 Educating for Creativity and Innovation Not available in 2017 12.5

Other elective subjects

In addition to the elective subjects above students may also complete the following subjects as part of their elective study component:

  • subjects from one of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education specialist Masters courses for which the student has the prerequisites;
  • a relevant postgraduate subject from another Faculty/Graduate School for which the student has prerequisites, with permission;
  • a negotiated project.