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2552

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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

Course code2552
Managing facultyEducation
Abbreviated titleDipTertStuds
CRICOS code066336G
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT

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 (Berwick, Peninsula)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/2552
Contact details

Tel: 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 an alternative entry pathway to university study. It is particularly suited to students who have experienced educational disadvantage and require additional learning support in their first year of study. For further information about the course refer to the Diploma of Tertiary StudiesDiploma of Tertiary Studies (http://www.monash.edu/study/options/pathways/diploma-tertiary-studies/) website.

Outcomes

These course outcomes are aligned with the Australian Qualifications Framework level 5, the Bologna Cycle 1 and Monash Graduate AttributesAustralian Qualifications Framework level 5, 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.) achieve success in their studies and proceed to a Monash University undergraduate degree

(2.) achieve first-year equivalent standard in an area of study in which they wish to gain entry to a degree

(3.) develop the intellectual capabilities necessary for tertiary study and scholarship

(4.) operate as self-directed and independent tertiary learners through the development of positive learning habits including analytical, problem-solving, oral and writing skills.

Structure

This course consists of two core units and six first-year units selected from the stream corresponding to the student's preferred Monash University undergraduate degree.

Requirements

Students must complete:

(a.) two core units (12 points)

  • EDF1010 Learning in a university context
  • EDF1011 Knowledge and context

(b.) six first-year units from one of the following streams (36 points):

Business stream

Berwick, Peninsula

  • ACB1000 Principles of accounting and finance
  • ACB1002 Introduction to financial accounting or BFB1300 Money and capital markets
  • BTB1010 Commercial law
  • ECB1101 Introductory microeconomics
  • ETB1100 Business statistics
  • MKB1200 Principles of marketing

Education stream

Early years and primary education

Berwick

  • EDF1030 Literacy learning and the young child
  • EDF1031 Creative learning in childhood through music and the arts
  • EDF1032 Thinking mathematically from an early age
  • EDF1033 Education for environment and sustainability
  • EDF1051 Early childhood professional experience 1A 5 days (0 pts)
  • EDF1052 Early childhood professional experience 1B 5 days (0 pts)
  • EDF1303 Learning and educational inquiry 1
  • EDF1304 Learning and educational inquiry 2

Primary and secondary education

Berwick

  • EDF1101 Fieldwork experience 1A 10 days (0 pts)
  • EDF1102 Fieldwork experience 1B 10 days (0 pts)
  • EDF1205 English education 1
  • EDF1206 Mathematics education 1
  • EDF1303 Learning and educational inquiry 1
  • EDF1304 Learning and educational inquiry 2
  • discipline unit 1
  • discipline unit 2

Early years education, and Early years and primary education

Peninsula

  • EDF1030 Literacy learning and the young child
  • EDF1031 Creative learning in childhood through music and the arts
  • EDF1032 Thinking mathematically from an early age
  • EDF1033 Education for environment and sustainability
  • EDF1051 Early childhood professional experience 1A 5 days (0 pts)
  • EDF1052 Early childhood professional experience 1B 5 days (0 pts)
  • EDF1303 Learning and educational inquiry 1
  • EDF1304 Learning and educational inquiry 2

Primary education

Peninsula

  • EDF1028 Information and communication technologies across the curriculum
  • EDF1029 Learners with special needs in the primary classroom
  • EDF1053 Primary professional experience 1A 5 days (0 pts)
  • EDF1054 Primary professional experience 1B 5 days (0 pts)
  • EDF1303 Learning and educational inquiry 1
  • EDF1304 Learning and educational inquiry 2
  • discipline unit 1
  • discipline unit 2

Secondary health and physical education

Peninsula

  • EDF1055 Secondary professional experience 1A 5 days (0 pts)
  • EDF1056 Secondary professional experience 1B 5 days (0 pts)
  • EDF1071 Introduction to health and physical education
  • EDF1072 Contemporary issues in health and physical education
  • EDF1171 Sociocultural foundations of health and physical education
  • EDF1172 Biophysical and behavioural foundations of health and physical education
  • EDF1303 Learning and educational inquiry 1
  • EDF1304 Learning and educational inquiry 2

Nursing stream

Berwick, Peninsula

  • BMA1901 Human structure and function 1
  • BMA1912 Human bioscience in nursing
  • NUR1010 Foundations of nursing and midwifery practice
  • NUR1102 Health assessment in clinical practice
  • NUR1105 Foundations of leadership and professional practice
  • NUR1202 Legal issues and concepts

Refer to the relevant course mapcourse map (http://monash.edu/education/current-students/courses/maps/2015/) for the sequence of study for units required in each stream.

Progression to further studies

Students who have successfully completed this course may be eligible to apply for entry into a Monash University undergraduate degreeMonash University undergraduate degree (http://www.monash.edu/study/options/pathways/diploma-tertiary-studies/destination-degrees/index.html) and receive credit for their studies in this diploma.

Award(s)

Diploma of Tertiary Studies