Master of Education
Information valid for students commencing in 2015.
Masters Degree (Coursework) (AQF Level 9)
Tropical Environments and Societies
Other qualifications recognised by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Division of Tropical Environments and Societies as equivalent to the above.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2– Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
Note: this course does not lead to teacher registration. In exceptional cases applicants may be admitted to the course if they submit other evidence of academic and professional attainments and their candidature is approved by the Division.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
36 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Master of Education, graduates will be able to:
ED5880:03 Educational Leadership
ED5911:03 Education for Sustainability
ED5914:03 Individual Researched Action Project
ED5190:03 Introduction to Educational Research or ED5881:03 Contemporary Curriculum (this subject may be substituted only if ED5190 has been completed prior to admission)
Select a major from Table A
Select a second major from Table A
Select 12 credit points of specified ED level 5 subjects as approved by the College Dean, Arts, Society and Education from List 1
Table A (MAJORS)
Type of major
Single or Double
Credit points in major
12 credit points
Major is available in internal mode on both campuses
Major is available internally across all three campuses
Major is available internally across all three campuses. Some subjects may be available externally
ED5094:03 Research Proposal and Ethics
ED5095:06 Research Dissertation
ED5305:03 Negotiated Project
ED5306:03 Research Supervision
ED5307:03 Transforming Learning for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contexts
ED5510:03 Teaching ESL to Indigenous Students
ED5812:03 ICTs for Learning and Teaching
ED5831:03 Research in Early Childhood Education
ED5833:03 Issues in the Education and Care of Young Children
ED5853:03 Career and Leisure Guidance and Counselling
ED5855:03 Behaviour Management
ED5859:03 Atypical Development
ED5862:03 Foundations of Counselling Theory
ED5863:03 Foundations of Counselling Practice
ED5864:03 Advanced Counselling
ED5871:03 Language Acquisition and Reading
ED5873:03 Teaching and Learning Literacy
ED5912:03 Co-Learning for a Sustainable Future
ED5913:03 Communicating Sustainability and Climate Change
ED5931:03 Catholic Religious Education 1
ED5932:03 Catholic Religious Education 2
ED5933:03 Catholic Religious Education 3
ED5934:03 Catholic Religious Education 4
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Not all majors are available in Singapore
Expected time to complete
1.5 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
Students may apply for exemption for previous tertiary study where appropriate in accordance with the Advanced Standing and Articulation policy and associated procedures.
18 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 15 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.
The maximum advanced standing that will be granted for previous Education studies at AQF Level 8 and recognised prior learning combined is 12 credit points.
Applicants who have accrued two years of full-time (or equivalent) professional experience may be granted advanced standing up to 12 credit points for non-core subjects except for studies and/or professional experiences undertaken to fulfil the entry requirements for JCU awards.
MASTER OF EDUCATION
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Any major will appear on the testamur
Exit with lesser award
Students 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 Graduate Certificate of Education.