Master of Education

Provided by Kaplan Higher Education Academy

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Awarded by Monash University


Course introduction

Introduction


Programme Description
This programme addresses learning in schools, workplaces and the community. It connects research and practice in order to make you a stronger thinker, an engaged practitioner and an advanced specialist in a field of education.
The programme addresses the professional learning needs of educators, educational administrators, managers, policy makers and others interested or involved in learning and education or educational work in the wider community, and who may be based either locally or internationally. You will broaden your knowledge of key learning constructs, deepen your professional learning in specialist areas and advance your capacity as a professional inquirer.

Graduation & Degree Awarded
Students who successfully complete and pass the modules stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Master of Education from Monash University, Australia.
The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates in Australia.



Curriculum Overview


Programme Structure


This course addresses learning in schools, workplaces and community. It connects research and practice in order to make you a stronger thinker, an engaged practitioner and an advanced specialist in a field of education.

The course addresses the professional learning needs of educators, educational administrators, managers, policy makers and others interested or involved in learning and education or educational work in the wider community, whether based locally or internationally. You will broaden your knowledge of key learning constructs, deepen your professional learning in specialist areas and advance your capacity as a professional inquirer.

Students are required to complete 4 units (2 Core + 2 Electives ) out of the following units listed below:
Core modules

Developing Learners and Learning
Professional Project
Using and Evaluating Research Evidence
 
Electives
Children, families, communities
Early years literacy and numeracy
Understanding inclusion in learning communities
Practising inclusion
Positive behaviour support
Leading organisational decision making
Leading capable organisations
Inner leadership: Understanding self and others
Technology and education: key issues and debates
Instructional design: Harnessing digital technologies for learning



Area of Studies


Core Units

  • Action Research in Contemporary Educational Contexts
  • Assessment in Education
  • Education in Contemporary Contexts
  • Enhancing Education to Work Transitions and Employability
  • Globalisation and Contemporary Education
  • Promoting and Sustaining Social and Emotional Learning in Educational Contexts



Entry Requirements


Entry Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in a related field with at least a 60% credit-average score and a minimum of 2 years relevant professional experience; OR
  • A Bachelor’s (Honours) Degree, Graduate Certificate and/or Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in any field with at least a 60% credit-average score and a minimum of 2 years relevant professional experience; OR
  • A Bachelor’s (Honours) Degree and/or Graduate Certificate and/or Graduate Diploma (or equivalent) in a related field with at least a 60% credit-average score.
Applicants who do not meet the Master’s Degree programme admission requirements will be assessed for entry into the Graduate Certificate of Education Studies programme.
In all cases, the final decision on admission to the programme rests with the University.
English Language Requirement 
  • IELTS 6.5 (no band below 6.0) or equivalent
  • Applicants are required to meet the University’s English language



Duration & Intake


Programme Duration


Delivery 
Each term is a 3-month period covering 1 course of study. Each unit consists of 20 contact hours and will be conducted on week 4 or week 5 of the term, from Thursday till Sunday, after office hours in the evenings and/or over the weekends/public holidays.

Assessment & Exams
100% course work



Fees & Funding


Tuition Fees

  • $23,364.52 per academic year (Per academic year refers to 12 months, including 4 units)
  • The program can be normally completed in a minimum of 1 academic year.
  • Receive $400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our master degree course. T&Cs apply.

Non-tuition fees

Non-refundable application fees are as follows:
  • Application fee: SGD 181.90
All prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). 

 

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