Master of Education
Information valid for students commencing in 2012.
Arts, Education and Social Sciences
Completion of an appropriate three year diploma or degree.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 9) Guidelines for Masters degrees.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule I of the JCU Admissions policy.
Additional selection requirements
A minimum of at least four years academic and/or professional experience in a cognate discipline
Special admission requirements
Note: this course does not lead to teacher registration
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
24 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Masters Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 9).
Select one of the following majors:
Type of major
Credit points in major
24 credit points
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
1 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.
12 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 16 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course.
Candidates who are granted advanced standing for the Postgraduate Certificate of Education will be required to surrender that award prior to graduating from this course.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Any major except the General Education major will appear on the testamur.
Exit with lesser award
Candidates who exit the course prior to completion, and have completed 12 credit points of study and appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive the award of Postgraduate Certificate of Education.