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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; 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 area of study.

Monash University


Commencement year

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

Managing faculty

Faculty of Education


Faculty of Education



Note: This specialisation is not available to students commencing study in 2016.

This specialisation will equip you to develop, coordinate and lead the learning of people in their communities. The capabilities needed to lead economically, socially and ecologically sustainable communities are a focus of these studies. You will acquire the knowledge and skill to encourage participation and engagement and to foster opportunities for young people, in particular, to contribute to sustainable and sustaining communities.


Students complete:

  • EDF5662 Leading local, rural and regional learning and participation
  • EDF5664 Learning through participation

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following course:

  • D6004 Master of Leadership

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.