This course is discontinued and no longer available for admissions
About this course
- Entry and participation requirements
- Attributes, outcomes and skills
- Course structure
- Subject options
- Further study
|Award title||Master of Literacy Education|
|Year & campus||2019|
|Fees information||Subject EFTSL, level, discipline and census date|
|Study level & type||Graduate Coursework|
|Credit points||100 credit points|
|Duration||24 months part time|
There will be no further intakes to this course.
From 2018, new student enrolments in Literacy Education at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education will be through the Literacy Education specialisation in the Master of Education (MC-ED). There will be no further intakes to the Master of Literacy Education.
The Master of Literacy Education is a 100 point degree that can be taken part-time over 2 years. It is designed to support professional educators with a mix of campus-based and online learning. The course understands literacy will foster a comprehensive understanding of literacy as social practice, informing evidence-based approaches with the latest theoretical understandings from leading-edge research into literacy learning and teaching. Graduates will acquire specialist knowledge in literacy policy, theory and curriculum; contemporary literacies; supporting diverse and exceptional learners and literacy leadership. Graduates will be well placed to lead schools and students in all facets of literacy and literacy development.
The course offers two options in the second year; a coursework option that includes further core study, a capstone experience and an elective, or a research-intensive option (requisites apply), which can lead to Doctoral studies.