Available in 2022
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


This course is offered to those interested in developing a specialised topic with the close direction of a supervising staff member. The consent of both the supervising staff member to be involved and the Program Convenor is required. Consultation with the Program Convenor must be made prior to enrolling. A detailed proposal is required to be supplied to the Program Convenor on the Advanced Educational Studies proforma by the end of the second week of the semester. The proposal should be written in conjunction with the supervising staff member concerned.



  • Semester 1 - 2022


  • Semester 2 - 2022

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Students will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of their specific topic, its content, processes and application.


Course content is related to the specific topic selected by students. The emphasis will be on research-based recent development in the topic area.

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Written Assessment 5000 words

Contact hours

Callaghan and Online

Integrated Learning Session

Online 13 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Hours for student projects are indicative of contact with lecturer only.

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.