UWA Handbook 2014

Graduate Diploma in Professional Education

About this course

The Graduate Diploma in Professional Education is equivalent to six months of full-time study and articulates with the Master of Education (coursework) or Master of Educational Leadership (coursework).

Course overview

Course titleGraduate Diploma in Professional Education
Award abbreviationGradDipProfEd
Course code31310
Course typepostgraduate diploma
Statuscurrent / 2014
Administered byFaculty of Education
CRICOS code074959K
Intake periodsbeginning of year and mid-year
Attendance typefull- or part-time (Student visa holders should read http://www.international.uwa.edu.au/students/esos for more information.)
Estimated time commitmentThe estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
ArticulationThis course articulates with the Master of Education (by coursework).
Minimum credit points required24
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
Full-time duration0.5 years
Time limit4 years
Delivery modeinternal
Locations offeredUWA (Crawley), Hong Kong, Singapore
Domestic fee typepostgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
Course Coordinator(s)Professor Simon Clarke
Course adviceAnna-Carin Johansson/Professor Simon Clarke
Faculty Administrative Officer/Course Coordinator
6488 2397/6488 2398

Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; S3 = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2014;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Graduate Diploma in Professional Education

Take unit(s) to the value of 24 points from Group A:

Group A

NSEDUC5523Education Law
S1EDUC5606Advanced Course in Rasch Measurement Theory
S1, OSEDUC5608E-learning
S1EDUC5610Human Resource Development in Education
S2, OSEDUC5612Leadership for Learning
S1EDUC5616International and Comparative Education
S1, S2, OSEDUC5620Master's Dissertation (12 points)
NS, OSEDUC5633Quantitative Inquiry
S2, OSEDUC5634Qualitative Inquiry
NSEDUC5636Assessment and Measurement
NSEDUC5637Measurement and Evaluation
S2EDUC5638Introduction to Rasch Measurement Theory
NSEDUC5639Childhood and Adolescent Developmental Psychopathology
N/AEDUC5641History of Education
S1, NSEDUC5658Education Policy Trends: Global to Local
S1, S2EDUC5660Education Studies
S1, S2EDUC5661Education Studies
N/AEDUC5662Action Research and Curriculum Innovation
S2, OSEDUC5678Improving Learning and Teaching in the Curriculum

See also the rules for the course and the Student Rules.