About this course
In combination with an approved initial teaching qualification, the Master of Modern Languages Education (Stream A) is recognised as an approved course of study for appointment and promotion to tagged positions within the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
Intended learning outcomes
Students who have completed the Master of Modern Languages Education course should be able to:
- demonstrate a high level of competence in the management and teaching of at least one modern language;
- demonstrate a superior knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of language learning;
- have an understanding of the theory and practice of research in modern languages education;
- make effective use of the findings of educational writings and research in addressing language education-related professional problems;
- have the depth of knowledge and understanding that will enable them to be a resource for colleagues in language education-related professional situation;
- demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to modern languages education;
- demonstrate cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to modern languages education knowledge and practice;
- plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship in the area of modern languages education;
- demonstrate communication and technical research skills in modern languages education to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
- demonstrate technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship in the area of modern languages education.
Last updated: 1 August 2020