Master of Training and Development

Program code

5652

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1 to 2 years full-time
4 years part-time

Credit points

160

Indicative fee

$20,000.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher

    (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2020 (more)

Applications close

Friday, 31 January 2020

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

To be eligible for the award of Master of Training and Development (MTrainDev), a student must acquire 160 credit points as prescribed below:

  • gain 90 credit points for core courses;
  • gain 40 credit points for listed electives;
  • gain 30 credit points for postgraduate electives offered in the Master of Education (5601) or a coherent set of courses from anywhere in the University with Program Director approval.

To be eligible for the award of Master of Training and Development (MTrainDev), a student admitted with 40 credit points of advanced standing must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:

  • gain 50 credit points for core courses;
  • gain 40 credit points for listed electives;
  • gain 30 credit points for postgraduate electives offered in the Master of Education (5601) or a coherent set of courses from anywhere in the University with Program Director approval.

To be eligible for the award of Master of Training and Development (MTrainDev), a student admitted with 80 credit points of advanced standing must acquire 80 credit points as prescribed below:

  • gain 50 credit points for core courses;
  • gain 30 credit points for listed electives.

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Exit point

To be eligible to exit the Master of Training and Development program with the Graduate Certificate in Training and Development award, a student must acquire 40 credit points as prescribed below:

  • gain 30 credit points for prescribed courses;
  • gain 10 credit points for a listed elective course.

To exit, a student should apply for a program transfer.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 9 - Masters Degree (Coursework).

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Program options

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2   Standard program  160
OR
Tri 1,2   Program with 40 credits points of advanced standing  120
OR
Tri 1,2   Program with 80 credits points of advanced standing  80

Standard program

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7286EDN Expertise and Development  10
Tri 2 7144EDN Curriculum Development in Adult and Vocational Education  10
Tri 1,2   Listed Training & Development elective  10
Tri 2 7143EDN Vocational Assessment  10

Exit point: Graduate Certificate in Training and Development (3034). To exit (after completing the above courses), a student should apply for a program transfer.

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7156EDN Workplace Learning  10
Tri 1,2 7017EDN Introduction to Research Methods  10
Tri 1,2 7021EDN Independent Research Study (capstone course) (see Note 1) 20
Tri 1,2   Listed Training & Development electives  40
Tri 1,2   Listed Education electives (see Note 2) 30
OR
Tri 1,2   Postgraduate electives (see Note 2) 30
Tri 2 7345EDN Instructional Design Strategies  10

Note 1: This capstone course must be completed in the final trimester of study only.

Note 2: Students can select 30 credit points of postgraduate electives offered in the Master of Education (5601) or a coherent set of courses from anywhere in the University with Program Director approval.

Program with 40 credit points of advanced standing

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7156EDN Workplace Learning  10
Tri 1,2 7017EDN Introduction to Research Methods  10
Tri 1,2 7021EDN Independent Research Study (capstone course) (see Note 1) 20
Tri 1,2   Listed Training & Development electives  40
Tri 1,2   Listed Education electives (see Note 2) 30
OR
Tri 1,2   Postgraduate electives (see Note 2) 30
Tri 2 7345EDN Instructional Design Strategies  10

Note 1: This capstone course must be completed in the final trimester of study only.

Note 2: Students can select 30 credit points of postgraduate electives offered in the Master of Education (5601) or a coherent set of courses from anywhere in the University with Program Director approval.

Program with 80 credit points of advanced standing

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7156EDN Workplace Learning  10
Tri 1,2 7017EDN Introduction to Research Methods  10
Tri 1,2 7021EDN Independent Research Study (capstone course) (see Note 1) 20
Tri 1,2   Listed Training & Development electives  30
Tri 2 7345EDN Instructional Design Strategies  10

Note 1: This capstone course must be completed in the final trimester of study only.



Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7233EDN Core Vocational Teaching Strategies (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 7278EDN Teaching for Diversity  10
Tri 1 7286EDN Expertise and Development (see Note 2) 10
Tri 1 7156EDN Workplace Learning  10
Tri 2 7153EDN Managing the Learning Organisation  10
Tri 1,2 7016EDN Understanding Research  10
Tri 1 7152EDN Communications in the Workplace  10
Tri 1 7151EDN Group and Organisational Behaviour  10
Tri 2 7143EDN Vocational Assessment  10
Tri 2 7147EDN Lifelong Learning and Work  10
Tri 2 7341EDN Contexts of Adult and Vocational Education  10
Tri 2 7345EDN Instructional Design Strategies  10

Note 1: Venues (schools and RTOs) for undertaking Professional Experience and Practice Teaching require that students requesting places for professional practice teaching have a vocational discipline and experience suited to the venue's curriculum or program areas and students (for vocational teaching purposes within Australia) must have completed successfully or are in the process of acquiring a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

Note 2: It is strongly advised that these courses be taken if you have entered the program with 80 credit points of advanced standing.


Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7131EDN Digital Culture, Games and Education  10
Tri 1 7009EDN Educational Leadership in Policy Contexts  10
Tri 1 7255EDN Reconceptualising Children, Childhood and Identity  10
Tri 1 7130EDN Youth, Digital Culture and New Learning  10
Tri 1 7256EDN Children's Literature: Tools for Active Engagement in the Early Years  10
Tri 1 7248EDN Leaders, Ethics and the Law  10
Tri 1 7018EDN Learning and Teaching in Global Communities  10
Tri 2 7008EDN Leading Learning and Change  10
Tri 2 7134EDN Making Sense of Learning and New Technologies  10
Tri 2 7010EDN Leading, Mentoring and Coaching in Learning Contexts  10
Tri 2 7199EDN Positive Behavioural Support in the Early Years  10
Tri 2 7019EDN Interrogating the Three Message Systems of Education  10