Prospective and newly commencing students should refer to our new program

Note: This program is no longer available to new students, the information below is relevant to currently enrolled, continuing students only.

Program handbook

Description

This program is available for continuing students only and from 2015 has been replaced by the Master of Leadership and Management in Education (Program code 12355).

The Master of Leadership and Management in Education program is focused on exposing students to innovative research and practice in the leadership, management and administration of educational institutions. Taught by experienced practitioners and active researchers in the field, this program explicitly integrates theory and practice to enable graduates to apply the latest research to refine and improve practice in their own contexts. Many alumni of the program have been successful in gaining promotion and/or admission to doctoral study.


Details

Information correct as at23rd Apr 2018 6:42am
Program code10975
Mode of delivery
  • Combination of Online and Face to Face
  • Online
Duration
  • Australian students - 1 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
  • International students - 1 years full-time.
Term typeSemesters
Fees
Managing faculty
  1. Faculty of Education and Arts
Contributing schools
  1. School of Education
Relevant University rules and policies
CRICOS Code023082C

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Credit transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University's credit website and click on 'How to Apply for Credit'.

Completed Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies in the specialisation of Leadership and Management and other relevant qualifications may seek credit of up to 40 units.


Academic requirements for program completion

Total units required

80 units

Program duration

1 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 4 years maximum.

International student visa holders who are studying the program on campus are required to enrol full time as per student visa requirements.

Program requirements

To qualify for the Master of Leadership and Management in Education program students must successfully complete 80 units which consists of:

  • Core Courses (20 units)
  • A School Leadership Specialisation(40 Units)
  • Electives (20 units).

The School Leadership specialisation requires the successful completion of:

  • Compulsory Courses (10 units)
  • Directed Courses (30 units) or Educational Research Directed Courses (40 units - see note below).

Please note the following about the Educational Research Directed Courses option:

  • Program Convenor permission is required to enrol in Educational Research Directed Courses.
  • Students must enrol in EDUC6048, EDUC6026 and EDUC6027 and one other research methodology course.
  • 10 units of electives will be used to make up the units in the Educational Research Directed Courses.
  • The Minor Thesis is to be completed in the area of School Leadership.

Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.


Transition arrangements

As programs are regularly reviewed and updated some students may experience changes to their program of study during the course of their enrolment, and which may require transition arrangements. Students affected by changes to the program or experiencing transition problems are advised to check existing arrangements at "Further information". Students should consult with the Student Hub or Program Convenor for further information re transition arrangements.

Students who commenced prior to 2014

Students who are undertaking the Higher Education Leadership or TVET Leadership Specialisation are able to complete their specialisation as per structured transition arrangements.

Students who commenced prior to 2012

For Students who successfully completed one or more of the courses listed below, the following transition arrangements will apply:

  • EDUC6016 - credit for EDUC6350 or an elective
  • EDUC6019 - credit for EDUC6351 or an elective
  • EDUC6032 - credit for EDUC6352 or an elective
  • EDUC6033 - credit for EDUC6450 or an elective
  • EDUC6034 - credit for EDUC6353
  • EDUC6035 - credit for EDUC6451 or an elective
  • EDUC6038 - credit for an elective
  • EDUC6050 - credit for EDUC6049 or an elective

Program structure

Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.

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Core Courses

Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
EDUC6020Contemporary Issues in Educational LeadershipNot currently offered10 units
EDUC6353Leading and Managing Educational Change
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units

MLMED SCHOOL LEADERSHIP GENERAL/RESEARCH

School Leadership
MLMEd SCHOOL LEADERSHIP COMPULSORY

Complete the following courses to fulfil the requirements of this option

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
EDUC6350School Leadership Research
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
MLMEd GENERAL DIRECTED

Choose 30 units from Directed Courses (OR students who wish to undertake a research thesis may enrol in the Educational Research Directed Courses with permission).

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
EDUC6036Educational Leadership and ICT
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
EDUC6132Supervision and Mentoring of Teachers
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
EDUC6159School and Community Partnerships to Improve Boys' and Girls' OutcomesNot currently offered10 units
EDUC6351Data Mining for School Leaders
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
EDUC6352Australian School Leadership
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
Electives

Complete 20 units of electives to fulfil the requirements of the program. Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you. Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them.

20 units
School Leadership Research

Program Convenor permission required.

MLMEd EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH COMPULSORY

Complete the following courses to fulfil the requirements of this option

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
EDUC6026Minor Thesis A
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
EDUC6027Minor Thesis B
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
EDUC6048Research Methodology
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
EDUC6350School Leadership Research
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
MLMEd EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH DIRECTED

Students undertaking the Reseach Thesis must enrol in EDUC6048 and one other methodology course.

CodeTitleTerm / Location Units
EDUC6049Educational Research Methodology 2: Qualitative
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
EDUC6050Educational Research Methodology 1: Quantitative
  • Semester 1 - 2018 (Online)
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
10 units
EDUC6261Comparative Education: Debates and Dilemmas
  • Semester 2 - 2018 (Online)
10 units
EDUC6296Narrative and Discourse Analysis in EducationNot currently offered10 units
Electives

Complete 10 units of electives to fulfil the requirements of the program. Electives can be used to extend and complement your core studies with more courses in the same field of study, or from areas that might be of interest to you. Electives can be chosen from all courses available at the University that do not have any other conditions (such as a course requisite) applied to them.

10 units

Additional information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.


International students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.


Additional support

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online