courses

2674

Undergraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2015 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 2015 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Education.

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Course code2674
Managing facultyEducation
Abbreviated titleBEd(Hons)
CRICOS code067731M
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT

This course of study must be completed in a minimum of 1 year and a maximum of 4 years, and enrolment must be continuous.

Study mode and locationOn-campus (Clayton)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/2674
Contact details

Monash Connect: 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274)

Faculty of EducationFaculty of Education (http://monash.edu/education/current-students/contact/)

Course coordinator

Student advisersStudent advisers (http://www.monash.edu.au/education/current-students/contact/)

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

This course provides a program of coursework and research in education for high achieving students who have completed a relevant undergraduate degree. Students undertake research methodology training and carry out an independent research project on their selected topic, working closely with a supervisor who provides individual guidance and academic counselling. The course offers a pathway to further research in education.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 8, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate Attributes (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/alignmentofoutcomes.html).

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

(1.) understand various research approaches in education and related fields of inquiry

(2.) display a high level of content mastery in a substantive issue or problem domain within education

(3.) demonstrate the capacity to design, frame, conduct and report a small-scale inquiry in education.

Entry requirements

Applicants are eligible for admission to the honours course within five years of completing a relevant undergraduate pass degree. Normally, students must have achieved a weighted average mark of 70 per cent or higher in the final two years of their undergraduate studies.

Structure

This course consists of 24 points of coursework units approved by the supervisor and honours course leader, and a 24-point research project culminating in the submission of a thesis of 12,000 to 16,000 words.

Requirements

(A.) Coursework units

Students complete two units as follows:

(B.) Thesis

Progression to further studies

Graduates of this course who achieve a weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent (high credit) and a mark of at least 65 per cent (high credit) in the thesis are eligible to apply for admission to a master's course by research.

Graduates of this course who achieve a weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent (distinction) and a mark of at least 70 per cent (distinction) in the thesis are eligible to apply for admission to a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) course.

Award(s)

Bachelor of Education (Honours)