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Master of Education (Leadership and Management)

Approved Abbreviation: MEd(Lead&Mgt)


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1888.1

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 103879K


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2021 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

For Commencement Year 2017 to 2020 - please refer to: 1850.1 Master of Education (Leadership and Management)

The Master of Education (Leadership and Management) is an ideal course for professionals aspiring to become leaders in a range of educational organisations, locally and internationally. Units are drawn from the School of Education and the School of Business, providing professionals with comprehensive skills, knowledge and competencies to lead teaching and learning as well as lead organisations in an ever-changing business climate. A capstone unit provides students with the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to solve a real-world education business management problem through action-learning. Focusing on theory and practice, the course has significant application to the workplace.

Study Mode
One and a half years full-time or three years part-time

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Roberto ParadaPGSpecialistACA@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Penrith CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Penrith CampusPart TimeInternal See above
Uni of Economics Ho Chi Minh CityFull TimeInternal See above
Uni of Economics Ho Chi Minh CityPart TimeInternal See above

Advanced standing

Students with a postgraduate (Level 8) qualification in a cognate discipline OR a bachelor qualification (Level 7) plus three years full-time professional work experience in the fields of teaching/education, political science, policy studies, human welfare studies and services, or behavioural science can apply for up to four units Advanced Standing.

Admission

Applicants for admission into the Master of Education (Leadership and Management) must have successfully completed

  • a graduate certificate or higher, in teaching/education, political science, policy studies, business studies, health, human welfare studies and services, or behavioural science Or
  • a bachelor degree in the fields of teaching/education or a related field.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

International applicants who are non-student visa holders, and are in a permissible visa category, must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 120 credit points (a minimum of 40 credit points from the School of Education Core and Pool units listed below, and up to 80 credit points from the School of Business) as per the recommended sequence below.

For onshore students, education units are offered at Kingswood campus in First Half (1H) and Second Half (2H). Business units are offered at Parramatta City campus in teaching session quarters (Q1, Q2, Q3, and Q4). Students are required to travel between campuses in order to complete their units.

Note: This course is also delivered in quarters, offshore, at the University of Economics, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from Q2, 2021.

Recommended Sequence

Full-time

Year 1

1H/ Q1 and Q2

102824Research Methods in Education

One Specialist Management Core unit

Two Specialist Education/Management Pool units

2H/ Q3 and Q4

101656Researching Practice

One Specialist Management Core unit

Two Specialist Education/Management Pool units

Year 2

1H/ Q1 and Q2

102163Professional Project

One Specialist Management Core unit

Two Specialist Education/Management Pool units

Part-time

Year 1

1H/ Q1 and Q2

One Specialist Education/Management Pool unit

One Specialist Management Core unit

2H/ Q3 and Q4

One Specialist Education/Management Pool unit

One Specialist Management Core unit

Year 2

1H/ Q1 and Q2

One Specialist Education/Management Pool unit

One Specialist Management Core unit

2H/ Q3 and Q4

102824Research Methods in Education

One Specialist Education/Management Pool unit

Year 3

1H/ Q1 and Q2

101656Researching Practice

One Specialist Education/Management Pool unit

2H/ Q3 and Q4

102163Professional Project

One Specialist Education/Management Pool unit

Education Core units

102824Research Methods in Education
101656Researching Practice
102163Professional Project

Specialist Education Pool units

102159Designing Curriculum Futures
100701Leadership, Mentoring and Professional Growth
102161Leading Change

Specialist Management Core units

200821Financial Reports for Decision Making
200833Leading Contemporary Organisations
200826Contemporary People Management

Specialist Management Pool units

200841Strategic Business Management
200838Business Operations and Logistics
200426Corporate Finance
51211International Finance
200425Economics
201026Digital Marketing
201024Frontiers of Branding


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