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Specialisation

Policy in a Global Context

    What will I study?

    Overview

    This specialisation combines academic study with the opportunity to experience international education systems firsthand.

    You will examine education systems from around the world to understand how other countries have responded to rapid social and economic change, and the challenges of globalisation. This work then provides the context for an analysis of Australian education policies at the state and national levels.

    Subjects

    Specialisation subjects are:

    • Understanding Education Policy
    • Globalisation and Education Policy
    • Education Policy and Reform
    • Education Policy in Practice

    For detailed course and subject information, see the University Handbook: Master of Education.

    Flexible study

    The Master of Education may be undertaken through either:

    • Full-time study, comprising four semesters over two years, or
    • Part-time study, comprising up to eight semesters over four years

    Delivery mode

    On campus (evenings and weekends)

    Entry

    Semester 1, Semester 2

    Sample course plan (full time)

    Students with 100 points of advanced standing enter in year two.

    Year 1

    Semester 1 Understanding Education in Context Local Literacies in Global Contexts Leading Educational Ideas Foundations of Evaluation
    Semester 2 Resilience and Relationships The Student as Learner Knowledge and Learning in the Professions Diversity, Inclusion and Transitions

    Year 2

    Semester 1 Understanding Education Policy Globalisation and Education Policy Leading the Education Organisation Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
    Semester 2 Education Policy and Reform Education Policy in Practice Research Methods in Education Education Capstone Research Project

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