Master in School Leadership
Course code: 3721 ~ Course abbreviation: MSchLdrshp ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Education
Study mode and course location
This course is designed to meet the needs of teachers from all sectors who aspire to school principal appointments.
The objectives of the Master in School Leadership are to provide students with the skills necessary to be able to: demonstrate engagement in regular personal and professional reflective practice according to guidelines provided; demonstrate knowledge and understanding of recent research and/or professional developments related to their program of study; engage and interact with students and practitioners from diverse personal and professional backgrounds; access and use effectively, relevant library information services; complete assessment tasks which demonstrate the ability to engage at an advanced academic level with topics relating to the specific unit being studied; develop skills in presentation to adult audiences that will enhance their preparedness for school leadership; develop skills in research methodologies appropriate to their action research project design and apply these in preparation of project proposal and its implementation with a demonstrated familiarity with relevant research on interventions and evaluations of such projects in their field of interest.
To qualify for the masters degree, students must complete 48 points, made up of the following four 12 point units:
* Refer to the information under 'Alternative pathway' below.
This course provides opportunities to achieve sufficient evidence of research experience for use in application for PhD study through Monash Higher Degrees by Research. An overall average in the course of HD or a high D, and an average in the final unit of study of HD or a high D are expected for demonstrating research experience suitable for consideration for PhD candidacy.
Master of Education pathway