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.
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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 72 credit points (cp) are required in total. Students can choose one of two pathways through the Course.
Students must complete the two core units, ED500 and EDE501 (18 credit points) and with the exception of the research strand, select six electives of which the final one must be EDE583, the capstone unit (54 credit points).
Students must complete the two core units, ED500 and EDE501 (18 credit points), two electives (18 credit points), Research Methods in Education (9 credit points), Advanced Research Methods (9 credit points) and Research Thesis (18 credit points).
Students must complete a least one core unit (9 credit points) and three units of electives (27 credit points) with the exception of the research strand and capstone unit. Total 36 credit points.
Master of Education & Graduate Diploma of Education
|CODE||DESCRIPTION||CREDIT POINTS||AITSL APST|
|Core Units||ED500||Foundations of Christian Education||9||6|
|EDE501||Worldview Assumptions in Education||9||1,6,7|
|Curriculum Strand||EDE514||A Christian Approach to Curriculum||9||1,2,3,4,5,6|
|Teaching and Learning Strand||EDE520||Neurodiversity and the Nature of Learning||9||1,2,6|
|EDE540||Teaching from a Christian Perspective||9||2,3,4,5,7|
|EDE541||Christian Schools as Learning Communities||9||1,2,3,4,5,6,7|
|EDE556||ICT Integration and Effective Pedagogy||9||2,3,4,5,6,7|
|Contextual Studies Strand||ED572||Spirituality, Psychology and Teaching||9||1,6,7|
|EDE578||Christian Schooling: Perspectives on Philosophy and Practice||9||1,2,3,4,5,6,7|
|Capstone Unit||EDE583||Education Project||9||1,2,3,4,5,6,7|
|Research Strand||ED591||Research methods in Education||9||1,2,3,4,5,6,7|
|ED595||Advanced Research Methods in Education: Research Design and Proposal Development||9||1,2,3,4,5,6,7|
|EDE592||Research Thesis in Education||18||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)
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