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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Course

This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education

Managing facultyEducation
Abbreviated titleGradCertHigherEd
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)1 year PT
Study mode and locationMulti-modal (Clayton, Sunway)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/2550
Contact details

 

 

 

Telephone +61 3 9903 4478 or visit http://au/educational-excellence/gche/index-gche.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course coordinator

 

http://education.monash.edu.au/courses/advisors.html#course2550

 

 

Notes

  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.
  • Part-time study only.

Description

This course is designed for staff currently employed at Monash University's Australian and international locations, or at another tertiary institution or for those preparing for a career in higher education. The course design enables students to customise their study to their career aspirations, discipline area and global context. It consists of four six-point units.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that students will have:

  • demonstrated approaches to the support of learning and teaching that influence, motivate and inspire students to learn
  • developed curricula, resources and services that reflect a command of the field of study
  • implemented approaches to assessment, feedback and learning support that foster independent learning
  • employed strategies that demonstrate respect and support for the development of students as individuals
  • designed scholarly activities or service innovations that influence and enhance learning and teaching.

Structure

This course comprises core and elective units (for students enrolled at Clayton) and core units (for students enrolled at Sunway).

Requirements

Clayton

Students complete:

  • HED5011 Learning and teaching in higher education level I
  • HED5012 Learning and teaching in higher education level II

plus two of the following:

  • HED5021 Contemporary issues in higher education A
  • HED5022 Contemporary issues in higher education B
  • HED5031 Higher education project: Design and literature review
  • HED5032 Higher education project: Data gathering and analysis
  • HED5041 Postgraduate research supervision

Sunway

Students complete:

  • HED5031 Higher education project: Design and literature review
  • HED5041 Postgraduate research supervision
  • HED5051 Learning and teaching in higher education in South East Asia
  • HED5052 Contemporary issues in higher education in South East Asia

Award(s)

Graduate Certificate in Higher Education