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Postgraduate Coursework

Master of Education (Global Learning)

2018

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Overview
Location
Satac Codes
Casuarina Campus
  1CM076
  1CM576
External Studies
  1CM076
  1CM576
Course Duration
Full-time
1 year/s
Part-time
2 year/s
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
International
Semester 1
Semester 2
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

SEDI01

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Master of Education (Global Learning)
Faculty/College
College of Education
Sector
HE
Area of study
Education

The Master of Education (Global Learning) focuses on globalised learning and prepares you for research in this area.

You are encouraged to customise this course to meet personal, organisational workplace and community interests.

Key areas you could base your research on includes:

  • international education
  • education policy
  • higher education
  • vocational education
  • literacy and language
  • English language teaching in Asia
  • educational leadership
  • Indigenous education and learning.

This course aims to meet the professional development needs of education policymakers, practitioners, school teachers and principals and researchers working across Australia and in the Asia-Pacific region, in areas such as (but not limited to):

  • teacher education
  • higher education
  • community development
  • schooling
  • educators interested in digital learning futures
  • education for all
  • technical and vocational education and training
  • adult education.

During this course, you will further strengthen your analytical thinking, collaborative learning, project management, and transformative practice skills in local and global settings.

You are also encouraged to apply what you learn in practical contexts during your studies building real-world experience.

Admission requirements

Successful completion of:

a) a recognised four-year degree in a field related to education; or
b) a recognised three-year degree plus a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Honours degree of which at least one must be in a field related to education; or
c) a qualification or qualifications and professional experience deemed as being equivalent to the above.

All applicants must have a minimum of one-year full time workplace experience in an occupation related to the field of education.

Course fees

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements: (a) Australian Citizenship; (b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit. 
Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments, Student Contribution and 2018 HE Units and Fees.
 

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments, Tuition Fee and 2018 HE Units and Fees.
 

International full fees

International course fees are provided on the International Office Fee Schedule: www.cdu.edu.au/international/future-students/courses.

International applications

English Language Requirements for International Students

For detail on English Language Entry Requirements please read the entry requirements provided for International students.

How to Apply

International applicants apply directly to CDU and should refer to the information provided for International future students Apply.

Career opportunities

Graduating from this course may lead to career opportunities as education policymakers, practitioners, school teachers and principals and researchers working across Australia and in the Asia-Pacific region.


  • Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

    For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

    Credit transfer

    For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This course uses an innovative delivery system that focuses on the development of research skills acquisition within a course work structure. It includes combinations of online learning, seminars, intensive programs and a range of project work options to deliver unit material. Students have the option for a systematic investigation of a core area of research interest that may stem from their own interests, or from the organisational or community based contexts they work in. Units have been designed so that this research focus can be sustained across all core and specialist elective units and project work.

A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 80 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

Unit type Credit Points Specific requirements
Core Units
(2 units)
20cp Compulsory Core units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below.

EMG501 The Challenge of Global Learning
EMG505 Research Methodologies in Global Learning

Specialist Electives
(2-6 units)
60cp Specialist Elective units totalling 60 credit points as detailed below.

Select 60 credit points from the following units.
EMG502 Teaching and Learning and Global Learning
EMG503 Assessment and Quality Assurance in Global Learning
EMG504 Leadership in Global Learning
EMG506 Project in Global Learning 1
EMG507 Project in Global Learning 2
EMG508 Project in Global Learning 3
DLF511 Hacking the Matrix: Video Games, Cyber Security and the Digital Paradigm
DLF512 Digital Technologies: Aid and Development (only available externally)
DLF513 Digital Technologies: Re/making the Digital Cultures Through Curricula and Assessment
DLF514 Digital Technologies: Education, Apps and Mobile Devices
DLF515 Digital Technologies: Languages, Literacy and Data Literacy
EMG609 Internship in Global Learning (20cp) (repeatable)
Either:
EMG810 Thesis in Global Learning (40cp)
Or:
EMG824 Thesis in Global Learning 1 (20cp) (replaces EMG820 from S2 2018)
EMG825 Thesis in Global Learning 2 (20cp) (replaces EMG820 from S2 2018)

  80cp Total Credit Points

Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Masters Degree by Coursework AQF Level 9 course award.
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.

COURSE CHANGES from Semester 2 2018

EMG820 x 2 (20cp repeatable unit) has been replaced by EMG824 (20cp) and EMG825 (20cp) from Semester 2 2018. Students who have already completed EMG820 x 2 should not enrol in EMG824 and EMG825.
 

Study plan

Students commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
EMG501 The Challenge of Global Learning CO Specialist Elective SE
EMG505 Research Methodologies in Global Learning CO Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE
Specialist Elective SE Specialist Elective SE

 

Students commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard load. Students entering this course with advanced standing, or wishing to reduce or vary their study plan due to work, personal, financial or other reasons should use the table as a guide to create an individual study plan.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective

 

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    EMG501 The Challenge of Global Learning CO
    EMG505 Research Methodologies in Global Learning CO
    Specialist Elective SE
    Specialist Elective SE
Year 2
Specialist Elective SE    
Specialist Elective SE    
Specialist Elective SE    
Specialist Elective SE    

 

Everything you need to get started

How to apply for domestic students

Applications for postgraduate courses at CDU are submitted through SATAC.

 

The application process is simple and can be completed online.

 

To help you out, we've put together an easy to follow step-by-step guide on how to apply.

Admission requirements for domestic students

Before applying, you may want to check if you meet the admission requirements for studying with CDU.

 

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Are you applying as an International Student?

Everything you need to know to apply

How to apply for international students

Applications to CDU must be submitted online.

 

The process is simple, all you need is a valid email address to create your online account.

 

Once you have started the application you will have the option of saving your application and resuming it at a later date.

 

There is no application fee when you apply online.

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