Master of Education – Master of Business Administration

Course and Subject Handbook 2019 Courses Postgraduate Courses Master of Education – Master of Business Administration

Master of Education – Master of Business Administration

Master of Education – Master of Business Administration

Handbook year

2019

Course code

117404

Course type

Masters Degree (Coursework) (AQF Level 9)

Division

Division of Tropical Environments and Societies

Award Requirements

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

Completion of an AQF level 7 Bachelor 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

Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 2Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy or have successfully completed an AQF level 8 qualification from James Cook University within the previous two years.

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

Credit points

48 credit points as per course structure

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of the Master of Education- Master of Business Administration, JCU graduates will be able to:

  • Integrate and apply an advanced body of theoretical and technical knowledge, including an understanding of recent developments, in the area of Education Management.
  • Investigate, analyse, synthesise and evaluate complex information, problems, concepts and theories, at an advanced level, and critically reflect on theory in relation to different bodies of knowledge or practice.
  • Exercise independent ethical judgment and initiative in creatively solving different Education and Management problems.
  • Demonstrate advanced speaking, reading, writing, listening, collaborating and advocacy skills for Educational leadership, by communicating clearly and coherently to specialist and non-specialist audiences through a variety of formats and media.
  • Critically review regulatory requirements, ethical principles and, where appropriate, cultural frameworks, to work effectively, responsibly and safely in diverse contexts.
  • Reflect on current skills, knowledge and attitudes to manage professional learning needs and performance, autonomously and in collaboration with others.
  • Apply knowledge of research principles, methods, techniques and tools to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship.

Learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) for Masters level coursework programs.

Course Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

ED5880:03 Educational Leadership

ED5911:03 Education for Sustainability

ED5914:03 Individual Researched Action Project

ED5190:03 Introduction to Educational Research

LB5235:03 Applied Research Project

LB5202:03 Marketing Management

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

LB5212:03 Accounting and Finance for Managers

LB5236:03 International Political Economy or LB5228:03 The Changing Business Environment

OPTIONS

Select an Education major from Table A

or

Select 12 credit points of specified ED level 5 subjects from List 1

PLUS

Select 9 credit points of subjects specified in List 2

List 1

ED5855:03 Behaviour Management

ED5881:03 Leading for Change in Curriculum and Pedagogy

ED5882:03 Transformative Digital Learning

ED5883:03 Global Education

ED5912:03 Social Learning Perspectives for a Sustainable Future

List 2

LB5229:03 Economics for a Sustainable World

LB5230:03 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations

LB5231:03 Corporate Responsibility and Governance

LB5233:03 Innovation and Entrepreneurship

TABLE A (Majors)

Type of major

Optional, Single

Credit points in major

12 credit points

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Global Contexts

Brisbane

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Brisbane

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

2 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

6 years

Maximum leave of absence

2 years

Progression

Course progression
requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment
requirements

Nil

Professional accreditation
requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass
Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for
final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Credit and Articulation policy and associated procedures

Maximum allowed

24 credit points

Except where a student transfers from one JCU award to another, then advanced standing may be granted for more than two-thirds of the new award, where there is subject equivalence between the awards

Currency

Advanced standing should not be granted for subjects completed more than 10 years prior to enrolment for the award for which advanced standing is being sought.

Expiry

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 student has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Award title

MASTER OF EDUCATION – MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Approved abbreviation

MEd-MBA

This is a joint degree

Yes

Inclusion of majors on
testamur

The major studied shall appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Special Awards

Not applicable