Master of Educational Studies

Program code

5668

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

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 2, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Sunday, 16 June 2019

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 Educational Studies (MEdSt), a student must acquire 160 credit points as prescribed below:

Standard pathway

  • gain 80 credit points for courses in Year 1 comprising:
    • 20 credit points for prescribed courses and
    • 40 credit points for a major and
    • 20 credit points for listed postgraduate Education elective courses;
  • gain 80 credit points for prescribed courses in Year 2 comprising:
    • 50 credit points for prescribed courses and
    • 30 credit points for listed postgraduate Education elective courses.

Dissertation pathway

Please note students must have achieved a GPA of at least 5 in their first year of study before progressing to Year 2 of the Dissertation pathyway. If students do not achieve a GPA of 5, they must complete Year 2 of the Standard pathway.

  • gain 80 credit points for courses in Year 1 comprising:
    • 20 credit points for prescribed courses and
    • 40 credit points for a major and
    • 20 credit points for listed postgraduate Education elective courses;
  • gain 80 credit points for prescribed courses in Year 2 comprising:
    • 40 credit points for prescribed courses and
    • 40 credit points for dissertation courses.

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.

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 pathway  160
OR
Tri 1,2   Dissertation pathway  160

Standard pathway

Year 1

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7018EDN Learning and Teaching in Global Communities  10
Tri 2 7019EDN Interrogating the Three Message Systems of Education  10
Tri 1,2   Major courses (see Note 1) 40
Tri 1,2   Listed postgraduate Education electives (see Note 2) 20

Note 1: Students must undertake 40 credit points of courses from one major.

Note 2: Students may undertake courses from the majors other than their chosen major. Students must also ensure courses are not restricted and any requirements are met.

Year 2

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7016EDN Understanding Research  10
Tri 1,2 7017EDN Introduction to Research Methods  10
Tri 1,2 7021EDN Independent Research Study  20
Tri 1,2 7510LFC Community Internship  10
Tri 1,2   Listed postgraduate Education electives (see Note 1) 30

Note 1: Students must ensure courses are not restricted and any requirements are met.

Dissertation pathway

Please note students must have achieved a GPA of at least 5 in their first year of study before progressing to Year 2 of the Dissertation pathyway. If students do not achieve a GPA of 5, they must complete Year 2 of the Standard pathway.

Year 1

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7016EDN Understanding Research  10
Tri 1,2 7017EDN Introduction to Research Methods  10
Tri 1 7018EDN Learning and Teaching in Global Communities  10
Tri 2 7019EDN Interrogating the Three Message Systems of Education  10
Tri 1,2   Major courses (see Note 1) 40

Note 1: Students must undertake 40 credit points of courses from one major.

Year 2

Note: Students must meet with the Program Director prior to enrolling in 7023EDN.

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7510LFC Community Internship  10
Tri 1,2 7023EDN Designing your Research Dissertation  10
Tri 1,2 7323EDN_P1 Research Dissertation 1  20
Tri 1,2 7323EDN_P2 Research Dissertation 2  20
Tri 1,2   Listed postgraduate Education electives (see Note 1) 20

Note 1: Students may undertake courses from the majors other than their chosen major. Students must also ensure courses are not restricted and any requirements are met.


Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,2 7175EDN Understanding Autism (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1,2 7176EDN Evaluating the evidence: What counts?  10
Tri 1,2 7177EDN Autism, Education and Learning  10
Tri 1,2 7178EDN Managing Behaviours that challenge  10

Note 1: This course is foundational and students completing the program part-time must complete this course first.

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 7008EDN Leading Learning and Change  10
Tri 1 7009EDN Educational Leadership in Policy Contexts  10
Tri 2 7010EDN Leading, Mentoring and Coaching in Learning Contexts  10
Tri 1 7248EDN Leaders, Ethics and the Law  10

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7231EDN Adjustments and Differentiation  10
Tri 1 7193EDN Behavioural Intervention  10
Tri 1 7209EDN Reading Intervention  10
Tri 2 7226EDN Consultation and Collaboration  10

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 7901LHS Language awareness for second language teachers  10
Tri 1,3 7902LHS Understanding the Language Learner  10
Tri 2,3 7903LHS Second Language Teaching in Practice (Internship)  10
Tri 2,3 7904LHS Second Language Curriculum Development  10

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7156EDN Workplace Learning  10
Tri 1 7286EDN Expertise and Development  10
Tri 2 7147EDN Lifelong Learning and Work  10
Tri 2 7341EDN Contexts of Adult and Vocational Education  10

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 7008EDN Leading Learning and Change  10
Tri 1 7255EDN Reconceptualising Children, Childhood and Identity  10
Tri 1 7256EDN Children's Literature: Tools for Active Engagement in the Early Years  10
Tri 2 7199EDN Positive Behavioural Support in the Early Years  10

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 7008EDN Leading Learning and Change  10
Tri 1 7131EDN Digital Culture, Games and Education  10
Tri 2 7134EDN Making Sense of Learning and New Technologies  10
Tri 1 7130EDN Youth, Digital Culture and New Learning  10

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 2 7008EDN Leading Learning and Change  10
Tri 1 7009EDN Educational Leadership in Policy Contexts  10
Tri 1 7135EDN Literature, New Media and Multiliteracies in the English Curriculum  10
Tri 1 7131EDN Digital Culture, Games and Education  10
Tri 1 7224EDN Leadership for Sports Coaches  10
Tri 2 7010EDN Leading, Mentoring and Coaching in Learning Contexts  10
Tri 1 7248EDN Leaders, Ethics and the Law  10
Tri 2 7136EDN Grammar, Discourse and Genre in Literacy Learning and Teaching  10
Tri 2 7137EDN English Teaching, Assessment, Evaluation and Enhancement of Learning  10
Tri 1 7130EDN Youth, Digital Culture and New Learning  10
Tri 2 7134EDN Making Sense of Learning and New Technologies  10
Tri 2 7223EDN Sports Coaching Pedagogy  10