Diploma in Educational Studies

Why study the Diploma in Educational Studies at UNE?

This course is an Exit Award only for students who have completed 48 credit points from specified units in the Bachelor of Educational Studies or units in approved undergraduate initial teacher education degrees.

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Degree Snapshot

DURATION

1 Year Full-time

2017 STUDY OPTIONS

Not offered in 2017.

Official Abbreviation DipEdStuds
Course Type Undergraduate
Commencing Not offered in 2017
Course Duration
  • 1 Year Full-time
Total Credit Points 48
Entry Requirements

A candidate must have completed either:

(a) 48 credit points of units from the Bachelor of Educational Studies including at least 24 credit points of Education units; or

(b) 48 credit points of units from approved undergraduate initial teacher education courses including at least 24 credit points of Education units*.

*Approved undergraduate initial teacher education courses include:

Associate Degree in Teaching (Pacific Focus)

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)

Bachelor of Education (K-12 Teaching)

Bachelor of Education (Primary)

Bachelor of Education (Secondary Arts)

Bachelor of Education (Secondary Mathematics)

Bachelor of Education (Secondary Music)

Bachelor of Education (Secondary Science)

Advanced Standing

Candidates are referred to the University Policy on Advanced Standing

Further Information

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These course rules & plans are ONLY to be used if you commenced, transferred or changed versions in the Diploma in Educational Studies in 2017.

Admission to Candidature

A candidate must have completed either:
(a) 48 credit points of units from the Bachelor of Educational Studies including at least 24 credit points of Education units; or
(b) 48 credit points of units from approved undergraduate initial teaching education courses including at least 24 credit points of Education units*.

* Approved undergraduate initial teaching education courses include:
Associate Degree in Teaching (Pacific Focus)
Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood and Primary)
Bachelor of Education (K-12 Teaching)
Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Bachelor of Education (Secondary Arts)
Bachelor of Education (Secondary Mathematics)
Bachelor of Education (Secondary Music)
Bachelor of Education (Secondary Science)

Advanced Standing

Candidates admitted under Rule (a) and (b) are referred to the University Policy on Advanced Standing.

Course Requirements

To qualify for the award a candidate must pass units to the value of 48 credit points from units at 100-level or above in the Bachelor of Educational Studies or an approved undergraduate initial teaching education course.

Program of Study

Candidates shall complete the program of study as outlined in the Course Schedule comprising:

Course Structure Credit Points
Listed Units 48 cps
Total 48 cps

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Award of Degree

Candidates who meets the course requirements shall be awarded the Diploma in Educational Studies.

Appeals

Candidates are referred to the Academic Assessment Appeals Policy and the Academic Assessment Appeals Procedures.

Course Progression

Candidates are referred to the Course Progression Rule and the Course Progression Procedures.

Improper Conduct

Candidates are referred to the Student Coursework Academic Misconduct Rule and the Student Coursework Academic Misconduct Procedures.

Course Aims

The Diploma in Educational Studies provides candidates with a broad range of introductory discipline studies from across the University, with an emphasis on Educational Studies.

Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate knowledge in one or more discipline areas including Education Studies;
  2. demonstrate a basic understanding of theories, factual content and research procedures and practice in one or more discipline areas including Education Studies;
  3. analyse, synthesise and communicate ideas in their field of study; and
  4. take responsibility for their own learning and collaborate with others within broad parameters.
Graduate Attributes
Knowledge of a Discipline

Graduates will be able to demonstrate knowledge in one or more fields of study. They will have acquired this from lectures, unit materials and online activities.

Communication Skills

Graduates will recognise the importance of continuing to develop their oral, visual, and written communication skills, and to be able to use appropriate communication technologies.

Problem Solving

Graduates will have developed the ability to understand assessment tasks and to integrate relevant theory and literature into their own analysis.

Information Literacy

Graduates will know how to recognise relevant information and to use appropriate media, tools and methodologies to locate, access and use information. They will have learnt through assessment tasks how to evaluate the sources, values, and validity of information, and to use information in critical and creative thinking.

Ethical Conduct and Social Responsibility

Graduates will have developed an awareness of the need for academic integrity and an understanding that their personal beliefs and actions impinge on others.

Lifelong Learning

Graduates will be able to take personal responsibility for lifelong learning by demonstrating a capacity for self-directed learning.

Independence and Collaboration

Graduates will have developed the ability to work independently from the completion of elements in units in the program. Graduates will also have developed the ability to work collaboratively from group activities.

How to Apply

Applications for the Diploma in Educational Studies are currently closed.

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