courses

3743

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education

Managing facultyEducation
Abbreviated titleGradCertRECD
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)1 year PT
Study mode and locationOff-campus (Gippsland)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3743
Contact details

Telephone: +61 3 9902 6367 or email education.gippsland@monash.edu or visit http://www.education.monash.edu.

Course coordinator

http://www.education.monash.edu.au/courses/course-advisers.html

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.
  • Part-time study only.

Description

This course embodies an explicit commitment to people and place, to social justice, human rights and a sustainable environment. It will equip students with the skills to undertake participatory planning in local, state, national and international public and private sector organisations. Its educational approaches and outcomes will contribute to increased participation in the formation of socially and ecologically sustainable communities and places through an understanding of the strategic importance to public and private sector organisations of community and place.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes. For more information refer to http://opvclt.monash.edu.au/curriculum-by-design/aligning-course-outcomes-with-aqf-bologna.html.

Upon successful completion of this course it is expected that graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate a sound knowledge of contemporary education and social issues and practice in regional education and community development in a global context
  • understand the principles and models of participatory planning in organisational and community contexts.

Structure

This course consists of two 12-point units.

Requirements

Students must complete:

  • APG4807 Participatory planning: Local, national and international perspective
  • EDF6806 Sustainable community development

Progression to further studies

This course provides a pathway to course 3742 Graduate Diploma of Regional Education and Community Development

Award(s)

Graduate Certificate of Regional Education and Community Development