Assessment and Pedagogy


You will learn how to create and design learning experiences that draw on evidence-based research to improve the educational outcomes of students. You will also gain the expertise to critically evaluate and apply evidence-based research to inform educational design.

Key concepts that you'll learn include:

  • Pedagogical knowledge and theories
  • Pedagogical content theories
  • Assessment theories and their application
  • Knowledge of education as a discipline
  • Inquiry and cross-disciplinary models of unit planning
  • Multi-modal and ICT based approaches.

University Handbook: Assessment and Pedagogy Specialisation

Study Structure

The Master of Education has been designed around the lives of working professionals. The delivery mode of our course is face-to-face classes on the Parkville campus, running evenings and weekends. Entry points to the course are in both semester 1 and 2, designed to suit most schedules. The Master of Education may be undertaken through either:

  • Full-time study, comprising four semesters over two years, or
  • Part-time study (available to domestic students only), comprising up to eight semesters over four years.
The people of MGSE

In the Master of Education, you’ll join the best and brightest education professionals from diverse backgrounds across Australia and the world, and become part of a community that is committed to changing lives through education. We have a strong focus on evidence-based practices and education research. You will be taught by recognised experts in their field, making you a highly sought-after education professional and thought leader. Explore our academic staff profiles, including Associate Professor Wesley Imms and Associate Professor John Quay. Or learn more about research at MGSE.

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