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About

The Master of Education in Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice from Flinders University is professionally-oriented and is intended for people currently employed in the field of education, those who would like to be so employed, and those who have an interest in developing their knowledge and practice, with a focus on understanding and renewing teaching and learning. It is designed to meet the increasing demand for professional education about teaching-learning issues such as motivation, cognition and metacognition.

The program aims to provide students with opportunities, within the field of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice, to:

  • Develop in-depth knowledge about theory, research, practice and policy;
  • Engage in informed, constructive debate;
  • Engage in professional reflective practice;
  • Adhere to ethical research standards and practices;
  • Design, conduct, report and evaluate research studies, such as case-studies;
  • Translate knowledge gained from reading, discussion, research and writing into educational practices;
  • Disseminate knowledge gained from reading, discussion, research and writing to professional colleagues;
  • Foster interdisciplinary and intercultural partnerships and work collaboratively;
  • Lead improvements in professional decision making;
  • Lead the informed construction of educational policy, whether local, national or global;
  • Develop advanced capabilities for self-regulated learning;
  • Develop their own personal educational pathways.

Career

The courses are designed to meet the increasing demand for professional development of current teachers and other professionals. The programs are not designed to be an initial preparation for teaching and do not lead to teacher registration.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Motivation, Cognition and Metacognition in Learning
  • Teaching to Develop Motivation, Cognition and Metacognition
  • The Psychology of Learning and Instruction
  • Applications of Psychology to Learning and Instruction
  • Research Design in Cognition and Instruction
  • Research Application in Cognition and Instruction

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      1.5 - 2 years
    Part-time
    • Duration description
      Part-time option just for domestic students.
  • Credits
    72 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    72

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    6

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Academic Requirements

  • Students are required to complete 72 units for the Master of Education (Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice).
  • Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Advanced Entry (1.5 years) applicants who have completed an approved degree or equivalent qualification in Education, Teaching or a closely related discipline may be eligible to complete a program of 54 units.
  • The Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.
  • CRICOS: 059360M

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28800 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    18612 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18612 AUD per year and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
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