The degree provides a focus on the integration of faith and vocation. The twin aims of high academic rigour and a clear Christian worldview make this a course capable of transforming your thinking and integrating a Christian worldview into your teaching practice. The Graduate Diploma of Education is an optional exit point from the Master of Education program. The Graduate Diploma of Education is not a teaching qualification.
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A Master of Education/Graduate Diploma of Education applicant should be a qualified teacher with a four year qualification i.e Bachelor degree with a major in Education or a degree and a diploma /certificate in Education, and experience in teaching. Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English. This would normally be equivalent to a minimum overall IELTS score of 7.0 with the minimum score in the reading and written component being 7.0.
Master of Education
Graduate Diploma of Education
This course is delivered fully online.
To complete the Master of Education 96 credit points (cp) are required in total. Students can choose one of two pathways through the Course.
Students must complete the two core units, EDE800 and ED801 (24 credit points) and select five electives (60 credit points) and complete the capstone unit, EDE940 (12 credit points). At least 50% of the units must be at AQF 9 (24 credit points).
Students must complete the two core units, EDE800 and ED801 (24 credit points), two electives including at least one unit at AQF 9 (24 credit points), Research Methods in Education (12 credit points), Advanced Research Methods (12 credit points) and Research Thesis (24 credit points).
Students must complete at least one core unit (12 credit points) and three units of electives (36 credit points) with the exception of the research strand and capstone unit. Total 48 credit points.
Master of Education & Graduate Diploma of Education
|CODE||DESCRIPTION||CREDIT POINTS||AITSL APST|
|Core Units||EDE800||Foundations of Christian Education||12||6|
|ED801||Worldview Assumptions in Education||12||1,6,7|
|Elective Units||EDL804||The Essentials of Christian School Leadership||12||1,2,3,4,5|
|EDE820||Teaching from a Christian Perspective||12||2,3,4,5,7|
|EDE821||Christian Schools as Learning Communities||12||1,2,3,4,5,6,7|
|EDL824||Leading & Managing in Educational Settings||12||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|EDE910||A Christian Approach to Curriculum||12||2,3,4,5,6,7|
|EDE911||Neurodiversity and the Nature of Learning||12||1,2,6|
|EDE913||Digital Technologies and Effective Pedagogy||12||2,3,4,5,6,7|
|ED930||Contemporary Cultural Issues for Educators||12|
|ED931||Biblical Anthropology, Personality and Positive Education||12||1,6,7|
|Capstone Unit||EDE940||Education Project (final unit for M.Ed.)||12||1,2,3,4,5,6,7|
|Research Units||ED990||Research methods in Education||12||1,2,3,4,5,6,7|
|ED991||Advanced Research Methods in Education||12||1,2,3,4,5,6,7|
|EDE992||Research Thesis in Education||24||1,2,3,4,5,6,7|
Course units aligned with the AITSL – Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST)