UWA Handbook 2017

Rules

5. Faculty of Education Rules

Note: For the convenience of students and staff, the course code is recorded against the title of each course. This information, however, does not form part of the rules.

Rules approved up to June 2014.

Definitions

Unless the context suggests otherwise—

a core unit means a unit which is a compulsory unit in a course;

an option means a unit chosen from among a range of given options;

an elective means a unit which a student may choose freely from among the units available in the University, subject to the rules for the unit concerned and to any Faculty rule which governs the number of points that must or may be counted towards the degree in question from units of a specified level;

the level of a unit indicates the amount of prior knowledge or maturity of learning required to study it successfully;

the Faculty includes a body or person to whom the Faculty has delegated responsibility for a function covered by the rule concerned.

Courses marked with an asterisk (*) are only available to re-enrolling students.

Graduate Certificate in Studies (00200)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6. The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 00200 Graduate Certificate in Studies (24 points)
  • 00500 Master of Studies (96 points)

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) A student who makes satisfactory progress is assigned the status of 'good standing'.

(2) Unless the relevant board determines otherwise because of exceptional circumstances—

(a) a student who does not make satisfactory progress from the first time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'on probation';

(b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the second time under Rule 8 is assigned a profess status of 'suspended';

(c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the third time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'excluded'.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching (30250)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) current or past employment in tertiary teaching.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6. This course does not form part of an articulated sequence.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

Note: Students will be granted credit for EDUC5760 Education Studies on completion of the Centre for Educational Futures (CEF) professional development program 'Foundations of University Teaching and Learning', or equivalent as determined by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Graduate Diploma in Curriculum Studies (32310)

Note: This course is not available in 2017.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) at least five years of teaching experience and met the extensive professional experience requirements, as recognised by UWA.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6. The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 32310 Graduate Diploma in Curriculum Studies (24 points)

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Graduate Diploma in Education (31400)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

(2) Applicants with qualifications from institutions where English is not the medium of instruction must provide evidence of English Language Competence.

(3) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.5, a minimum score of 7.0 in the Reading and Writing bands, and a minimum score of 8.0 in the Listening and Speaking bands.

(4) Applicants presenting with the Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic) require an overall score of at least 75 and no sub-score less than 70.

(5) Applicants presenting a Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) require an overall grade of B or above, with a score of 'exceptional' for listening and speaking, and at least 'good' for reading and writing.

(6) Applicants with qualifications gained wholly in English from countries other than Australia, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America must provide evidence of English Language Competence in accordance with the requirements of the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia.

(7) An English bridging course is not regarded as evidence of English Language Competence.

Admission requirements

4.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a bachelor's degree with a major relevant to secondary teaching curriculum majors offered by UWA, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

or

(b) a four-year bachelor's degree with a major in Psychology or a four-year honours degree in Psychology, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA and the Psychology Board of Australia for applicants who wish to major in School Psychology.

(2) Applicants who wish to major in School Psychology are responsible for ensuring they are eligible for provisional registration as a psychologist.

(3) Before admission, international students must obtain a criminal record check from their country of origin or recent residence.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6.(1) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 30330 Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (non-articulated) (48 points)
  • 31400 Graduate Diploma in Education (60 points)
  • 31520 Master of Teaching (96 points)

(2) A student who withdraws from the Graduate Diploma in Education course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 60 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8.(1) Subject to (2), to make satisfactory progress in a calendar year students must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

(2)Students must pass all Professional Practice units in which they are enrolled.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who pass the Professional Practice unit(s) but do not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units in which they are enrolled are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled but who fail a Professional Practice unit are, if the Committee described in Rule 13 so recommends under that rule, assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

(3) Students who do not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled and who fail a Professional Practice unit are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

(4) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress twice under Rule 8 are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Additional rules

Time limit

13.(1) The time limit is four years.

(2) In exceptional circumstances the Faculty may extend the time limit by up to one year.

Credit

14.(1) The Faculty may grant credit for units in the course, excluding the Professional Practice units, up to a value of 12 points on the basis of previously completed units of study.

(2) Credit will not be granted for units passed in a course which is completed.

(3) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted for work completed through Continuing Education at this University to a maximum value of 12 points.

[(1) to (3) inclusive are approved exceptions to University Policy]

Failure to pass a Professional Practice unit

15.(1) Students who do not pass a Professional Practice unit will have their case considered by a committee comprising the following members of the Faculty:

(a) the Dean of the Faculty of Education, or nominee;

(b) the Program Coordinator;

and

(c) the relevant curriculum specialist and/or the professional placement coordinator and/or a relevant person from another faculty of the University.

(2) The committee will take into account all relevant information and recommend to the Faculty that the student—

(a) repeat the Professional Practice unit;

or

(b) repeat the Professional Practice unit following satisfactory prior completion of specified additional relevant work;

or

(c) not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

(3) If the Faculty permits a student to repeat a Professional Practice unit, it will determine whether the unit may be repeated in the same or a subsequent year, taking into consideration the student-s overall performance in the course.

Admissions/enrolment-related rules

16.(1) All students are required to pass a test of Teacher Language Competency Skills, to demonstrate literacy skills within the top 30 per cent of the population, as required for professional registration.

(2) Students must demonstrate numeracy competency, within the top 30 per cent of the population, as appropriate to the specialisation and the requirements for professional registration.

(3) A National Criminal Record Check and a Working with Children Clearance must be presented to the Graduate School of Education before any student undertakes a professional practice unit.

Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership (articulated) (30240)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

(2) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.0 and no band less than 6.5.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) (i) at least two years of relevant full-time professional experience; or

(ii) evidence of adequate research preparation, as recognised by UWA.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6. The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 30240 Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership (articulated) (24 points)
  • 30580 Master of Education (48 points)
  • 31650 Master of Educational Leadership (72 points)

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

Note: Students who intend to apply to articulate the diploma course with a relevant master's degree course or to seek partial credit towards one of the Faculty's master's degree courses must take account of the requirements for the relevant master's degree course when choosing their units.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Additional rules

Substitution

13. Students who wish to apply for entry to a relevant master's degree course of the Faculty by way of thesis and coursework must substitute EDUC5631 Approaches to Research for one option from Group A.

Note: Students must meet the minimum admission requirements for the relevant master's degree course as set out in the rules for that course.

Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (non-articulated) (30330)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

or

(b) a three-year teaching qualification from a recognised teacher training institution.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6. This course does not form part of an articulated sequence.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Graduate Diploma in Professional Education (31310)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) (i) at least two years of relevant full-time professional experience; or

(ii) evidence of adequate research preparation, as recognised by UWA.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6. The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 30520 Master of Educational Leadership (48 points)
  • 30580 Master of Education (48 points)
  • 31310 Graduate Diploma in Professional Education (24 points)
  • 31650 Master of Educational Leadership (72 points)

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Graduate Diploma in School Leadership (32320)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) at least five years of teaching experience and met the extensive professional experience requirements, as recognised by UWA.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6. The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 32320 Graduate Diploma in School Leadership (24 points)
  • 32520 Master of School Leadership (48 points)

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Graduate Diploma in School Psychology (30360)

Note: This course is not available in 2017.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a qualification in psychology, as accredited by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, comprising:

(i) a first or upper second class honours; or

(ii) a four-year Bachelor of Psychology; or

(iii) a Graduate Diploma in Psychology, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 70 percent in their fourth year of psychology study.

(2) Applicants must be eligible for registration as a psychologist at application.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on—

(a) the admission requirements under Rule 4;

and

(b) relevant community service experience (e.g. telephone counselling, aide to a person with a disability).

Articulations and exit awards

6. This course does not form part of an articulated sequence.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8.(1) To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

(2) Students who do not pass the practical assessment for School Psychology I will not be permitted to progress to School Psychology II.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) A student who makes satisfactory progress under Rule 8 is assigned the status of 'Good Standing'.

(2) Unless the relevant board determines otherwise because of exceptional circumstances—

(a) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the first time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'On Probation';

(b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the second time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'Suspended';

(c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the third time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded'.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Master of Curriculum Studies (coursework and dissertation) (32510)

Note: This course is not available in 2017.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) (i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(ii) a relevant graduate diploma, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

or

(b) a four-year Bachelor of Education, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6.(1) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 32310 Graduate Diploma in Curriculum Studies (24 points)
  • 32510 Master of Curriculum Studies (48 points)

(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Curriculum Studies course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points which must include course core units and specialisation units. The course comprises the following specialisations:

  • SP-ENGLH English
  • SP-GGRPY Geography
  • SP-HISTY History
  • SP-MATHS Mathematics

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who do not make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Master of Education (by coursework) (31500)

Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students who should refer to the 2012 Rules for the course.

Master of Education (by thesis and coursework) (31670)

Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students who should refer to the 2012 Rules for the course.

Master of Education (coursework and dissertation) (30580)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

(2) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.5 and no band less than 6.5.

(5) Applicants presenting with the Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic) require an overall score of at least 70 and no sub-score less than 64.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) (i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(ii) a relevant postgraduate degree requiring at least one year of full-time study, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(iii) at least two years of relevant full-time professional experience or evidence of adequate research preparation, as recognised by UWA;

or

(b) (i) a Bachelor of Education, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(ii) at least two years of relevant full-time professional experience or evidence of adequate research preparation, as recognised by UWA;

or

(c) (i) a degree requiring at least four years of full-time study; and

(ii) at least two years of relevant full-time professional experience; and

(iii) evidence of adequate research preparation, as recognised by UWA;

or

(d) a graduate diploma that articulates with the Master of Education.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6.(1) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 30240 Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership (articulated) (24 points)
  • 30580 Master of Education (48 points)
  • 31310 Graduate Diploma in Professional Education (24 points)

(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Education course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty;

(2) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Additional rules

External study

13. The Faculty may, in appropriate circumstances, permit a student to complete the course at an institution approved by the Academic Board for all or part of the prescribed period of study.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

Progression

14.(1) Except as set out in Rule 15, a student in the course by way of coursework may apply to transfer to the course by way of thesis and coursework if they achieve an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

(2) The Faculty may permit a student in the course by way of thesis and coursework who does not achieve the required standard set out in (1) to complete the course by way of coursework.

(3) Except as set out in Rule 15, a student in the course by way of coursework may apply to transfer to the course by way of thesis and coursework if they achieve an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

Course for offshore students

15. Offshore students are only permitted to complete the course by way of coursework and must choose units from a published subset.

Credit

16.(1) Subject to (3), the Faculty may grant credit—

(a) in the course by way of coursework, for coursework units to a total value of 18 points.

(2) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted for work completed in courses provided by professional providers or private educational institutions to a maximum value of six points.

(3) Subject to University Policy students in the course by way of coursework who have completed a graduate diploma which articulates with the course are credited with all units completed in the diploma course.

[(1) and (2) are approved exceptions to University Policy]

Master of Education (thesis and coursework) (31700)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

(2) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.5 and no band less than 6.5.

(5) Applicants presenting with the Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic) require an overall score of at least 70 and no sub-score less than 64.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—the requirements set out in (a), (b) or (c) which follow or the equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or the requirements set out in (d) or (e):

(a) (i) a bachelor's degree of this University; and

(ii) completed a postgraduate course in education requiring at least one year of full-time study; and

(iii) either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty;

or

(b) (i) the Bachelor of Education of this University; and

(ii) either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty;

or

(c) (i) a degree requiring at least four years of full-time study; and

(ii) two years' full-time professional experience in the field of education; and

(iii) adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty;

or

(d) a graduate diploma of this University that articulates with the Master of Education with an average of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research;

or

(e) (i) completed at least three units towards a graduate diploma that articulates with the Master of Education; and

(ii) completed units relevant to the requirements of the master's course and;

(iii) achieved an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework diploma units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6.(1) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 30240 Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership (articulated) (24 points)
  • 31310 Graduate Diploma in Professional Education (24 points)
  • 31700 Master of Education (72 points)

(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Education course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 72 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students in the coursework component of the course who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty;

(2) Students in the coursework component of the course by thesis and coursework, who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

(3) Students who are enrolled in the thesis component of the course who do not submit an annual report or whose annual report is not considered by the Dean to be satisfactory—

(a) are assigned the progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty;

(b) are required to report to the relevant course coordinator prior to re-enrolment;

and

(c) may have conditions applied to their enrolment by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Additional rules

Progression

13.(1) Students in the course by way of thesis and coursework are not permitted to proceed to EDUC5720 Master's Thesis (full-time)/EDUC5721 Master's Thesis (part-time) unless they have achieved an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

(2) The Faculty may permit a student in the course by way of thesis and coursework who does not achieve the required standard set out in (1) to complete the course by way of coursework.

(3) Except as set out in Rule 14, a student in the course by way of coursework may apply to transfer to the course by way of thesis and coursework if they achieve an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

Course for offshore students

14. Offshore students are only permitted to complete the course by way of coursework and must choose units from a published subset.

Credit

15.(1) Subject to (3), the Faculty may grant credit—

(a) in the course by way of thesis and coursework, for coursework units to a total value of 12 points;

(2) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted for work completed in courses provided by professional providers or private educational institutions to a maximum value of six points.

(3) Subject to University Policy students in the course by way of coursework who have completed a graduate diploma which articulates with the course are credited with all units completed in the diploma course.

[1 and 2 are approved exceptions to University Policy]

Master of Education Research Methods (by coursework) (31510)

Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students who should refer to the 2012 Rules for the course, or as an exit award from the Doctor of Education (30810).

Master of Education in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation (by thesis and coursework) (31630)*

Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

1.A(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

(3) A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in the rules for this course.

(4) A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of (3) is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation'.

Articulation

2. The Graduate Diploma in Educational Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation articulates with the Master of Education in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation by coursework.

Admission

3.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have the requirements set out in (a), (b) or (c) which follow, or the equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or the requirements set out in (d):

(a)(i) a bachelor's degree of this University; and

(ii) completed a postgraduate course in education requiring at least one year of full-time study; and

(iii) either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or demonstrated research capacity acceptable to the Faculty;

or

(b)(i) the Bachelor of Education of this University; and

(ii) either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or demonstrated research capacity acceptable to the Faculty;

or

(c)(i) a degree requiring at least four years of full-time study; and

(ii) two years' full-time professional experience in the field of education; and

(iii) demonstrated research capacity acceptable to the Faculty;

or

(d) a graduate diploma that articulates with the Master of Education in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation.

(2) Applicants for the course by thesis and coursework who have completed a graduate diploma referred to in (1)(d) must have achieved an average of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

(3) The Faculty may accept into the course by way of thesis and coursework an applicant who—

(a) has completed at least three units towards a graduate diploma referred to in (1)(d) or towards another graduate diploma of the Faculty that articulates with a master's degree course; and

(b) has completed units relevant to the requirements of the master's degree course; and

(c) has achieved an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework diploma units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

External study

4. The Faculty may, in appropriate circumstances, permit a student to complete the course at an institution approved by the Academic Board for all or part of the prescribed period of study.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

Course structure

Thesis and coursework

5. The course by way of thesis and coursework consists of units to a total value of 72 points comprising all units in Table a [Master of Education in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation (by thesis and coursework) core units].

Coursework

6.(1) The course by way of coursework consists of units to a total value of 48 points comprising—

(a) all units in Table b [Master of Education in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation (by coursework) core units]—30 points

and

(b) three units from Table c [Master of Education in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation (by coursework) options]—18 points

Satisfactory progress

7.(1) Subject to (2), to make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

(2) Satisfactory progress in the supervised research thesis component of the course is determined having regard to the report of the student's supervisor.

Progress status

8.(1) Students in the course by coursework, or in the coursework component of the course by thesis and coursework, who fail to make satisfactory progress for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty;

(2) Students in the course by coursework, or in the coursework component of the course by thesis and coursework, who fail to make satisfactory progress for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

(3) Students who are enrolled in the thesis component of the course by thesis and coursework who do not submit an annual report or whose annual report is not considered by the Dean to be satisfactory—

(a) are assigned the progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty;

(b) are required to report to the relevant course coordinator prior to re-enrolment; and

(c) may have conditions applied to their enrolment by the Faculty.

Progression

9.(1) Students in the course by way of thesis and coursework are not permitted to proceed to EDUC57201/EDUC57212 Master's Thesis unless they have achieved an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

(2) The Faculty may permit a student in the course by way of thesis and coursework who does not achieve the required standard set out in (1) to complete the course by way of coursework.

(3) A student may apply to transfer to the course by way of thesis and coursework if they achieve an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

1 full-time; 2 part-time

Credit

10.(1) Subject to (3), the Faculty may grant credit—

(a) in the course by way of thesis and coursework, for coursework units to a total value of 12 points;

(b) in the course by way of coursework, for coursework units to a total value of 18 points.

(2) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted for work completed in courses provided by professional providers or private educational institutions to a maximum value of six points.

(3) Subject to the provisions of University Policy, students who have completed a graduate diploma which articulates with this course are credited with all units completed in the diploma course.

[(1) and (2) are approved exceptions to University Policy]

Award of graduate diploma

11. Students who withdraw from the course before qualifying for the degree but after satisfying the requirements of an articulated graduate diploma may apply to the Faculty to be awarded the relevant diploma.

Table a—Master of Education in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation (by thesis and coursework) core units

Key to availability of units:S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period
T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period
N/A = not available in 2016; * = to be advised

Note that the unit availability does not form part of the rules. The availability may be subject to change.

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

NSEDUC5631Approaches to Research
NS, S1EDUC5636Assessment and Measurement
NS, S2EDUC5637Measurement and Evaluation
S1, S2 EDUC5720 1/EDUC5721 2Master's Thesis (54 points)

1 full-time; 2 part-time

Table b—Master of Education in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation (by coursework) core units

Key to availability of units:S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period
T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period
N/A = not available in 2016; * = to be advised

Note that the unit availability does not form part of the rules. The availability may be subject to change.

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

S1, S2, NSEDUC5620Master's Dissertation (12 points)
NSEDUC5631Approaches to Research
NS, S1EDUC5636Assessment and Measurement
NS, S2EDUC5637Measurement and Evaluation

Table c—Master of Education in Assessment, Measurement and Evaluation (by coursework) options

Key to availability of units:S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period
T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period
N/A = not available in 2016; * = to be advised

Note that the unit availability does not form part of the rules. The availability may be subject to change.

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

NS EDUC5633 Quantitative Inquiry
S1, NS EDUC5634 Qualitative Inquiry
S2 EDUC5638 Introduction to Classical and Rasch Measurement Theories
S1 EDUC5606 Advance Course in Rasch Measurement Theory
 

Master of Educational Leadership (coursework and dissertation) (30520)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

(2) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.0 and no band less than 6.5.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) (i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(ii) a relevant postgraduate degree requiring at least one year of full-time study, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(iii) at least two years of relevant full-time professional experience or evidence of adequate research preparation, as recognised by UWA;

or

(b) (i) a Bachelor of Education, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(ii) at least two years of relevant full-time professional experience or evidence of adequate research preparation, as recognised by UWA;

or

(c) (i) a degree requiring at least four years of full-time study; and

(ii) at least two years of relevant full-time professional experience; and

(iii) evidence of adequate research preparation, as recognised by UWA;

or

(d) a graduate diploma that articulates with the Master of Educational Leadership.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6.(1) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 30240 Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership (articulated) (24 points)
  • 30520 Master of Educational Leadership (48 points)
  • 31310 Graduate Diploma in Professional Education (24 points)

(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Educational Leadership course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Additional rules

External study

13. The Faculty may, in appropriate circumstances, permit a student to complete the course at an institution approved by the Academic Board for all or part of the prescribed period of study.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

Progression

14.(1) Students in the course by way of thesis and coursework are not permitted to proceed to EDUC5720 Master's Thesis (full-time)/EDUC5721 Master's Thesis (part-time) unless they have achieved an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

(2) The Faculty may permit a student in the course by way of thesis and coursework who does not achieve the required standard set out in (1) to complete the course by way of coursework.

(3) Except as set out in Rule 15, a student in the course by way of coursework may apply to transfer to the course by way of thesis and coursework if they achieve an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

Course for offshore students

15. Offshore students are only permitted to complete the course by way of coursework and must choose units from a published subset.

Credit

16.(1) Subject to (3), the Faculty may grant credit—

(a) in the course by way of thesis and coursework, for coursework units to a total value of 12 points;

(b) in the course by way of coursework, for coursework units to a total value of 18 points.

(2) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted for work completed in courses provided by professional providers or private educational institutions to a maximum value of six points.

(3) Subject to University Policy students in the course by way of coursework who have completed a graduate diploma which articulates with this course are credited with all units completed in the diploma course.

[(1) and (2) are approved exceptions to University Policy]

Master of Educational Leadership (thesis and coursework) (31650)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

(2) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.0 and no band less than 6.5.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—the requirements set out in (a), (b) or (c) which follow or the equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or the requirements set out in (d) or (e):

(a) (i) a bachelor's degree of this University; and

(ii) a postgraduate course in education requiring at least one year of full-time study; and

(iii) either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty;

or

(b) (i) the Bachelor of Education of this University; and

(ii) either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty;

or

(c) (i) a degree requiring at least four years of full-time study; and

(ii) two years' full-time professional experience in the field of education; and

(iii) adequate research preparation demonstrated to the satisfaction of the Faculty;

or

(d) a graduate diploma that articulates with the Master of Educational Leadership with an average of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research;

or

(e) (i) completed at least three units towards a graduate diploma that articulates with the Master of Educational Leadership or towards another relevant graduate diploma of the Faculty; and

(ii) completed units relevant to the requirements of the master's course; and

(iii) achieved an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework diploma units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6.(1) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 30240 Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership (articulated) (24 points)
  • 31310 Graduate Diploma in Professional Education (24 points)
  • 31650 Master of Educational Leadership (72 points)

(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Educational Leadership course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 72 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8.(1) Subject to (2), to make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

(2) Satisfactory progress in the supervised research thesis component of the course is determined having regard to the report of the student's supervisor.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students in the coursework component of the course who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty;

(2) Students in the coursework component of the course by thesis and coursework, who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

(3) Students who are enrolled in the thesis component of the course who do not submit an annual report or whose annual report is not considered by the Dean to be satisfactory—

(a) are assigned the progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty;

(b) are required to report to the relevant course coordinator prior to re-enrolment;

and

(c) may have conditions applied to their enrolment by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Additional rules

External study

13. The Faculty may, in appropriate circumstances, permit a student to complete the course at an institution approved by the Academic Board for all or part of the prescribed period of study.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

Progression

14.(1) Students in the course by way of thesis and coursework are not permitted to proceed to EDUC5720 Master's Thesis (full-time)/ EDUC5721 Master's Thesis (part-time) unless they have achieved an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

(2) The Faculty may permit a student in the course by way of thesis and coursework who does not achieve the required standard set out in (1) to complete the course by way of coursework.

(3) Except as set out in Rule 15, a student in the course by way of coursework may apply to transfer to the course by way of thesis and coursework if they achieve an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

Course for offshore students

15. Offshore students are only permitted to complete the course by way of coursework and must choose units from a published subset.

Credit

16.(1) Subject to (3), the Faculty may grant credit—

(a) in the course by way of thesis and coursework, for coursework units to a total value of 12 points;

(b) in the course by way of coursework, for coursework units to a total value of 18 points.

(2) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted for work completed in courses provided by professional providers or private educational institutions to a maximum value of six points.

(3) Subject to University Policy students in the course by way of coursework who have completed a graduate diploma which articulates with this course are credited with all units completed in the diploma course.

[(1) and (2) are approved exceptions to University Policy]

Master of School Leadership (coursework) (32520)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) (i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(ii) a relevant graduate diploma, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

or

(b) a four-year Bachelor of Education, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6.(1) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 30240 Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership (articulated) (24 points)
  • 32520 Master of School Leadership (48 points)

(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of School Leadership course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 48 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty.

(2) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Master of Special Education (by thesis and coursework) (31620)*

Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

1.A(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

(3) A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in the rules for this course.

(4) A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of (3) is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation'.

Admission

2. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have the requirements set out in (a), (b) or (c) which follow, or the equivalent as recognised by the Faculty:

(a)(i) a bachelor's degree of this University; and

(ii) completed a postgraduate course in education requiring at least one year of full-time study; and

(iii) either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or demonstrated research capacity acceptable to the Faculty;

or

(b)(i) the Bachelor of Education of this University; and

(ii) either two years' full-time relevant professional experience or demonstrated research capacity acceptable to the Faculty;

or

(c)(i) a degree requiring at least four years of full-time study; and

(ii) two years' full-time professional experience in the field of education; and

(iii) demonstrated research capacity acceptable to the Faculty.

Course structure

3. The course consists of units to a total value of 72 points comprising—

(a) all units in Table a [Master of Special Education (by thesis and coursework) core units]—66 points

and

(b) one unit from Table c (Master of Education options)—6 points.

Satisfactory progress

4.(1) Subject to (2), to make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

(2) Satisfactory progress in the supervised research thesis component of the course is determined having regard to the report of the student's supervisor.

Progress status

5.(1) Students in the course by coursework, or in the coursework component of the course by thesis and coursework, who fail to make satisfactory progress for the first time are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' by the Faculty;

(2) Students in the course by coursework, or in the coursework component of the course by thesis and coursework, who fail to make satisfactory progress for a second time are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

(3) Students who are enrolled in the thesis component of the course by thesis and coursework who do not submit an annual report or whose annual report is not considered by the Dean to be satisfactory—

(a) are assigned the progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty;

(b) are required to report to the relevant course coordinator prior to re-enrolment; and

(c) may have conditions applied to their enrolment by the Faculty.

Progression

6.(1) Students are not permitted to proceed to EDUC57201/EDUC57212 Master's Thesis unless they have achieved an average mark of at least 65 per cent in three coursework units including a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC5631 Approaches to Research.

(2) The Faculty may permit a student who does not achieve the required standard set out in (1) to complete the course for the degree of Master of Education by way of coursework.

1 full-time; 2 part-time

Credit

7.(1) The Faculty may grant credit for coursework units to a total value of 12 points in the Master of Special Education (by thesis and coursework) course.

(2) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted for work completed in courses provided by professional providers or private educational institutions to a maximum value of six points.

[(1) and (2) are approved exceptions to University Policy]

Table a—Master of Special Education (by thesis and coursework) core units

Key to availability of units:S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period
T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period
N/A = not available in 2016; * = to be advised

Note that the unit availability does not form part of the rules. The availability may be subject to change.

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

NSEDUC5631Approaches to Research
NSEDUC5639Childhood and Adolescent Developmental Psychopathology
S1, S2 EDUC5720 1/EDUC5721 2Master's Thesis (54 points)

1 full-time; 2 part-time

Master of Studies (coursework or coursework and dissertation) (00500)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6.(1) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 00200 Graduate Certificate in Studies (24 points)
  • 00500 Master of Studies (96 points)

(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Studies course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points (maximum value) which include conversion units to a value of 24 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

(3) Students who have completed a bachelor's degree with a major in any relevant discipline as recognised by the course advisor are granted credit for conversion units up to a value of 24 points.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) A student who makes satisfactory progress is assigned the status of 'good standing'.

(2) Unless the relevant board determines otherwise because of exceptional circumstances—

(a) a student who does not make satisfactory progress from the first time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'on probation';

(b) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the second time under Rule 8 is assigned a profess status of 'suspended';

(c) a student who does not make satisfactory progress for the third time under Rule 8 is assigned a progress status of 'excluded'.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. To be awarded the degree with distinction a student must achieve a course weighted average mark (WAM) of at least 80 per cent in—

(a) all units above Level 3 attempted as part of the course that are awarded a final percentage mark;

(b) all relevant units above Level 3 undertaken in articulating courses of this University that are awarded a final percentage mark;

and

(c) all units above Level 3 completed at this University that are credited to the master's degree course.

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) (31590)*

Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

1.A(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

(3) A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in the rules for this course.

(4) A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of (3) is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation'.

Admission

2.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have a bachelor's degree of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty.

(2) Applicants with qualifications from overseas institutions where English is not the medium of instruction must provide evidence of English language competency equivalent to an IELTS score of 7.5 overall with no band lower than 7.0 and no less than 8.0 in Speaking and Listening.

(3) Applicants whose first language is not English, but who have degrees from institutions where English is the medium of instruction, may be required to provide further evidence of English language competency.

3.(1) The Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) course consists of units to a total value of 96 points comprising—

(a) all units in Table a [Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) core units]—90 points

and

(b) one unit from Table b [Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) options]—6 points.

(2) All students are required to pass a test of Teacher Language Competency Skills.

(3) Students will not be permitted to exceed the total number of points prescribed for the course, unless the Faculty permits otherwise in exceptional circumstances, in accordance with University Policy.

Credit for previously completed work

4.(1) The Faculty may grant credit for units, excluding the Professional Practice units1, up to a value of 12 points on the basis of previously completed units of study.

(2) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted for work completed through Continuing Education at this University to a maximum value of 12 points.

(3) Students who are permitted to transfer from the Graduate Diploma in Education course at this University to the Master of Teaching course are granted credit for all units completed in the Graduate Diploma in Education course.

[(1) to (3) inclusive are approved exceptions to University Policy]

1 EDUC5510 Professional Practice A, EDUC5500 Professional Practice B, EDUC5522 Capstone Teaching Experience, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5482 Professional Practice II

Substitution of units

5. The Faculty may permit the substitution of other units to a maximum value of 12 points for core units or options to the same value excluding the Professional Practice units.1

[Approved addition to University Policy]

1 EDUC5510 Professional Practice A, EDUC5500 Professional Practice B, EDUC5522 Capstone Teaching Experience, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5482 Professional Practice II

Failure to attend or to complete prescribed work of a unit

6.(1) The Faculty may prohibit a student from undertaking further study or examinations in a unit if the student—

(a) fails to attend the prescribed classes, lectures, seminars or tutorials for the unit; or

(b) fails to sit any examinations required in the unit; or

(c) fails to complete assignments and other prescribed work for the unit at a standard acceptable to the Faculty.

(2) A student who is prohibited from undertaking further study or examinations in a Professional Practice unit1 is not permitted to re-enrol in the unit concerned unless the Faculty approves otherwise.

1 EDUC5510 Professional Practice A, EDUC5500 Professional Practice B, EDUC5522 Capstone Teaching Experience, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5482 Professional Practice II

Failure to pass a Professional Practice unit 1

7.(1) Students who do not pass a Professional Practice unit1 will have their case considered by a committee comprising—

(a) the Dean of the Faculty;

(b) the Director of Teaching; and

(c) the Deputy Dean of the Faculty.

(2) The committee will take into account all relevant information and recommend to the Faculty that the student—

(a) repeat the Professional Practice unit; or

(b) repeat the Professional Practice unit following completion of specified additional relevant work; or

(c) not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

(3) If the Faculty permits a student to repeat a Professional Practice unit, it will determine whether the unit is to be repeated in the same or a subsequent year taking into consideration the student's overall performance in the course concerned.

1 EDUC5510 Professional Practice A, EDUC5500 Professional Practice B, EDUC5522 Capstone Teaching Experience, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5482 Professional Practice II

Satisfactory progress

8.(1) Subject to (2), to make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

(2) To make satisfactory progress in the year in which a student is enrolled in a Professional Practice unit1 the student must, in addition to passing units to the value of at least half the total points value of units in which they are enrolled, pass the Professional Practice unit(s) in which they are enrolled.

1 EDUC5510 Professional Practice A, EDUC5500 Professional Practice B, EDUC5522 Capstone Teaching Experience, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5482 Professional Practice II

Progress status

9.(1) Students who pass the Professional Practice unit(s)1 but do not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units in which they are enrolled are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' and are not permitted to re-enrol for a period of one year.

(2) Students who pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled but who fail a Professional Practice unit1 are, if the Committee described in Rule 7 so recommends under that Rule, assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' and are excluded from further study in the course.

(3) Students who do not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled and who fail a Professional Practice unit1 are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' and are excluded from further study in the course.

(4) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress twice are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' and are excluded from further study in the course.

[(1) to (3) are approved additions to University Policy]

1 EDUC5510 Professional Practice A, EDUC5500 Professional Practice B, EDUC5522 Capstone Teaching Experience, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5482 Professional Practice II

Award of Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies

10. A student who withdraws from the Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) course before qualifying for the degree but after satisfying the requirements for the Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies as set out in Rule 3 of the rules for that course may apply to the Faculty to be awarded the diploma.

Table a—Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) core units

Key to availability of units:S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period
T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period
N/A = not available in 2016; * = to be advised

Note that the unit availability does not form part of the rules. The availability may be subject to change.

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

S1 EDUC5429 Perspectives in Aboriginal Education
S1 EDUC5485 Development, Teaching and Learning: Theory and Practice
NS EDUC5500 Professional Practice B (12 points)
S2 EDUC5501 Integrated Studies: The Humanities and Social Sciences
S1 EDUC5502 Teaching Mathematics in the Early Years
S2 EDUC5503 Social Interaction and the Developing Child
S1 EDUC5504 Language and Literacy in Early Childhood
S2 EDUC5506 Developing and Managing the Infant and Early Childhood Learning Environment
S1 EDUC5508 Integrated Studies: Science
S1, S2 EDUC5514 Differentiating the Curriculum
S1 EDUC5520 The Artistic and Expressive Child
NS EDUC5510 Professional Practice A
S2 EDUC5618 Teaching and Learning with ICTs
NS SSEH5689 Physical Development, Movement and Health
 

Table b—Master of Teaching (Early Childhood) options

Key to availability of units:S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; SS = Summer teaching period
T1 = Trimester 1; T2 = Trimester 2; T3 = Trimester 3
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period
N/A = not available in 2016; * = to be advised

Note that the unit availability does not form part of the rules. The availability may be subject to change.

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

EDUC5509Interventions for Learning
EDUC5530Master's Research Paper

Master of Teaching (coursework) (31520)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

(2) Applicants with qualifications from institutions where English is not the medium of instruction must provide evidence of English Language Competence.

(3) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.5, a minimum score of 7.0 in the Reading and Writing bands, and a minimum score of 8.0 in the Listening and Speaking bands.

(4) Applicants presenting with the Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic) require an overall score of at least 75 and no sub-score less than 70.

(5) Applicants presenting a Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) require an overall grade of B or above, with a score of 'exceptional' for listening and speaking, and at least 'good' for reading and writing.

(6) Applicants with qualifications gained wholly in English from countries other than Australia, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America must provide evidence of English Language Competence in accordance with the requirements of the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia.

(7) An English bridging course is not regarded as evidence of English Language Competence.

Admission requirements

4.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) (i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent;

and

(b) (i) at least one year of the bachelor's degree relevant to one or more learning areas in the Early Childhood or Primary school curriculum for applicants who wish to major in Early Childhood or Primary Teaching respectively; or

(ii) a major relevant to secondary teaching curriculum majors offered by UWA for applicants who wish to major in Secondary Teaching; or

(iii) majors in Music Studies and Specialist Music Studies for applicants who wish to undertake the Music Specialisation course; or

(iv) a major in Music Studies and evidence of specialist music skills for applicants who wish to undertake the Music Specialisation course.

(2) Applicants who have a bachelor's degree in education, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA, are not eligible for admission.

(3) Before admission, international students must obtain a criminal record check from their country of origin or recent residence.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6.(1) The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:

  • 30330 Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (non-articulated) (48 points)
  • 31400 Graduate Diploma in Education (60 points)
  • 31520 Master of Teaching (96 points)

(2) A student who withdraws from the Master of Teaching course before completing it, but after fulfilling the requirements of a lesser award in the above sequence, may apply for the relevant award.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points which must include course core units and specialisation units. The course comprises the following specialisations:

  • SP-MUSIC Music
  • SP-TCHEC Early Childhood
  • SP-TCHPR Primary
  • SP-TCHSC Secondary

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in the year in which a student is enrolled in a Professional Practice unit the student must, in addition to passing units to the value of at least half the total points value of units in which they are enrolled, pass the Professional Practice unit(s) in which they are enrolled.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who pass the Professional Practice unit(s) but do not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units in which they are enrolled are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' and are not permitted to re-enrol for a period of one year.

(2) Students who pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled but who fail a Professional Practice unit are, if the Committee described in Rule 13 so recommends under that Rule, assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' and are 'Excluded' from further study in the course.

(3) Students who do not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled and who fail a Professional Practice unit are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' and are 'Excluded' from further study in the course.

(4) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress twice under Rule 8 are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' and are 'Excluded' from further study in the course.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Additional rules

Credit for previously completed work

13.(1) The Faculty may grant credit for units in the Master of Teaching with Early Childhood specialisation course, the Master of Teaching with Primary specialisation course or the Master of Teaching with Secondary specialisation course, excluding the Professional Practice units3, up to a value of 24 points on the basis of previously completed units of study.

(2) Credit is not granted for work completed in Professional Practice units undertaken in previous studies.

(3) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted for work completed through continuing education at this University to a maximum value of 24 points.

(4) Students who are permitted to transfer from the Graduate Diploma in Education course at this University to the Master of Teaching course are granted credit for all units completed in the Graduate Diploma in Education course.

(5) Students who withdraw from the Master of Teaching with Secondary specialisation course and are awarded a Graduate Diploma in Education may apply to re-enter the Master of Teaching with Secondary specialisation course with full credit for previously completed units provided no more than five years has lapsed since their last enrolment in the master's degree course.

[11.(1), (3), and (4) are approved exceptions to University Policy]

3 EDUC5510 Professional Practice A, EDUC5500 Professional Practice B, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5482 Professional Practice II.

Failure to pass a Professional Practice unit

14.(1) Students who do not pass a Professional Practice unit4 may apply to have their case considered by a committee comprising—

(a) the Dean of the Faculty or nominee;

(b) the relevant course coordinator;

and

(c) a relevant curriculum specialist.

(2) The committee will take into account all relevant information and recommend to the Faculty that the student—

(a) repeat the Professional Practice unit;

or

(b) repeat the Professional Practice unit following demonstration of specified conditions (e.g. completion of specified additional relevant work) to the satisfaction of the course coordinator;

or

(c) not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

(3) If the Faculty permits a student to repeat a Professional Practice unit, it will determine whether the unit is to be repeated in the same or a subsequent year taking into consideration the student's overall performance in the course concerned.

4 EDUC5510 Professional Practice A, EDUC5500 Professional Practice B, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5482 Professional Practice II.

Cross-institutional enrolment

15. Students can undertake up to two curriculum units through cross-institutional enrolment if a relevant major or minor is not available.

Admissions/enrolment-related rules

16.(1) All students are required to pass a test of Teacher English Language Competency Skills, to demonstrate literacy skills within the top 30 per cent of the population, as required for professional registration.

(2) Students must demonstrate numeracy competency, within the top 30 per cent of the population, as appropriate to the specialisation and the requirements for professional registration.

(3) Students are not permitted to exceed the total number of points prescribed for the course, unless the Faculty permits otherwise in exceptional circumstances, in accordance with University Policy.

(4) A National Criminal Record Check and a Working with Children Clearance must be presented to the Graduate School of Education before any student undertakes a professional practice unit.

(5) The prerequisites for a curriculum major are the completion of six relevant units of undergraduate study with at least two at Level 3, or equivalent.

(6) The prerequisites for a curriculum minor are the completion of four relevant units of undergraduate study with at least two at Level 2, or equivalent.

Master of Teaching – Secondary (coursework) (32550)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

(2) Applicants with qualifications from institutions where English is not the medium of instruction must provide evidence of English Language Competence.

(3) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.5, a minimum score of 7.0 in the Reading and Writing bands, and a minimum score of 8.0 in the Listening and Speaking bands.

(4) Applicants presenting with the Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic) require an overall score of at least 75 and no sub-score less than 70.

(5) Applicants presenting a Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) require an overall grade of B or above, with a score of 'exceptional' for listening and speaking, and at least 'good' for reading and writing.

(6) Applicants with qualifications gained wholly in English from countries other than Australia, New Zealand, the Republic of Ireland, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America must provide evidence of English Language Competence in accordance with the requirements of the Teacher Registration Board of Western Australia.

(7) An English bridging course is not regarded as evidence of English Language Competence.

Admission requirements

4.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) a major relevant to secondary teaching curriculum majors offered by UWA;

and

(c) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.

(2) Applicants who have an Australian teaching qualification or equivalent as recognised by UWA are not normally eligible for admission.

(3) Before admission, international students must obtain a criminal record check from their country of origin or recent residence.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on—

(a) a satisfactory personal statement, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) an interview when requested;

and

(e) for applicants undertaking the Music major, an audition.

Articulations and exit awards

6. This course does not form part of an articulated sequence.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 96 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in the year in which a student is enrolled in a Professional Practice unit the student must, in addition to passing units to the value of at least half the total points value of units in which they are enrolled, pass the Professional Practice unit(s) in which they are enrolled.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Students who pass the Professional Practice unit(s) but do not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units in which they are enrolled are assigned the progress status of 'Suspended' and are not permitted to re-enrol for a period of one year.

(2) Students who pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled but who fail a Professional Practice unit are, if the Committee described in Rule 13 so recommends under that Rule, assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' and are 'Excluded' from further study in the course.

(3) Students who do not pass units to a value of at least half the total points value of units for which they are enrolled and who fail a Professional Practice unit are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' and are 'Excluded' from further study in the course.

(4) Students who fail to make satisfactory progress twice under Rule 8 are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' and are 'Excluded' from further study in the course.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Additional rules

Credit for previously completed work

13.(1) The Faculty may grant credit for units in the Master of Teaching Secondary course, excluding the Professional Practice units3, up to a value of 12 points on the basis of previously completed units of study.

(2) Credit is not granted for work completed in Professional Practice units undertaken in previous studies.

(3) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted for work completed through continuing education at this University to a maximum value of 12 points.

(4) Students who are permitted to transfer from the Graduate Diploma in Education course at this University to the Master of Teaching course are granted credit for all units completed in the Graduate Diploma in Education course.

(5) Students who withdraw from the Master of Teaching Secondary course and are awarded a Graduate Diploma in Education may apply to re-enter the Master of Teaching Secondary course with full credit for previously completed units provided no more than five years has lapsed since their last enrolment in the master's degree course.

[11.(1), (3), and (4) are approved exceptions to University Policy]

3 EDUC5510 Professional Practice A, EDUC5500 Professional Practice B, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5482 Professional Practice II.

Failure to pass a Professional Practice unit

14.(1) Students who do not pass a Professional Practice unit4 may apply to have their case considered by a committee comprising—

(a) the Dean of the Faculty or nominee;

(b) the relevant course coordinator;

and

(c) a relevant curriculum specialist.

(2) The committee will take into account all relevant information and recommend to the Faculty that the student—

(a) repeat the Professional Practice unit;

or

(b) repeat the Professional Practice unit following demonstration of specified conditions (e.g. completion of specified additional relevant work) to the satisfaction of the course coordinator;

or

(c) not be permitted to re-enrol in the course.

(3) If the Faculty permits a student to repeat a Professional Practice unit, it will determine whether the unit is to be repeated in the same or a subsequent year taking into consideration the student's overall performance in the course concerned.

4 EDUC5510 Professional Practice A, EDUC5500 Professional Practice B, EDUC5481 Professional Practice I, EDUC5482 Professional Practice II.

Cross-institutional enrolment

15. Students can undertake up to two curriculum units through cross-institutional enrolment if a relevant major or minor is not available.

Admissions/enrolment-related rules

16.(1) All students are required to pass a test of Teacher English Language Competency Skills, to demonstrate literacy skills within the top 30 per cent of the population, as required for professional registration.

(2) Students must demonstrate numeracy competency, within the top 30 per cent of the population, as appropriate to the specialisation and the requirements for professional registration.

(3) Students are not permitted to exceed the total number of points prescribed for the course, unless the Faculty permits otherwise in exceptional circumstances, in accordance with University Policy.

(4) A National Criminal Record Check and a Working with Children Clearance must be presented to the Graduate School of Education before any student undertakes a professional practice unit.

(5) The prerequisites for a curriculum major are the completion of six relevant units of undergraduate study with at least two at Level 3, or equivalent.

(6) The prerequisites for a curriculum minor are the completion of four relevant units of undergraduate study with at least two at Level 2, or equivalent.

Doctor of Education (30810)

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.

(2) The policy, policy statements and guidance documents and student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4.(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) (i) a bachelor's degree of this University in a relevant field with first or upper second class honours, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or

(ii) a master's degree of this University in a relevant field with an average of at least 70 per cent, and adequate research preparation as prescribed in University Policy, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty;

and

(b) the equivalent of at least two years' full-time professional educational experience.

(2) A student who has completed the Master of Education Research Methods with an average mark of 65 per cent and with a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC9973 Research Paradigms: Doctoral Project Report is permitted to proceed to the Doctoral Thesis unit.

Note: the Master of Education Research Methods is not available for new enrolments from 2013. It is available as an exit award in accordance with Rule 4.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6.(1) This course has the following exit award:

  • 31510 Master of Education Research Methods (coursework) (48 points)

(2) A student who withdraws from the Doctor of Education course before completing it, passing all core units of the course but without meeting the requirements set out in the Rule 12(1), may apply to the Faculty to be awarded the Master of Education Research Methods (coursework).

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 144 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in the course a student must pass all units in which they are enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.(1) Except as set out in Rule 15, a student enrolled in the core units of the course who fails a unit is assigned a progress status of 'Excluded' by the Faculty.

(2) A student enrolled in the Doctoral Thesis unit who does not submit an annual report or whose annual report is not considered by the Dean to be satisfactory—

(a) is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty;

(b) is required to report to the relevant course coordinator prior to re-enrolment;

and

(c) may have conditions applied to their enrolment by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.

Additional rules

External study

13. The Faculty may, in appropriate circumstances, permit a student to complete the course at an institution approved by the Academic Board for all or part of the prescribed period of study.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

Progression

14.(1) To proceed to the Doctoral Thesis unit a student must achieve an average mark of at least 65 per cent in the core units of the course and a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC9973 Research Paradigms: Doctoral Project Report.

(2) Except as set out in Rule 15, a student is not permitted to continue in the course if they fail a unit.

Repeating a unit

15. The Faculty may, in recognition of exceptional circumstances, allow a student to repeat a failed coursework unit.

Substitution of coursework units

16. The Faculty may permit the substitution of other units of doctoral or equivalent level and of equivalent value for any or all of the core units of the course.

Credit

17.(1) The Faculty may grant credit towards the course up to a value of 48 points.

(2) Credit may be granted for any or all of the core units of the course.

(3) A student who has completed the Master of Education Research Methods with an average mark of at least 65 per cent and with a mark of at least 65 per cent in EDUC9973 Research Paradigms: Doctoral Project Report is credited with all core units of the course.

(4) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted on the basis of work completed in courses provided by professional providers or private educational institutions to a maximum value of 24 points but such credit will not be for either EDUC9970 Doctoral Research Project Plan or EDUC9973 Research Paradigms: Doctoral Project Report.

(5) Within the overall credit limit, credit may be granted on the basis of work completed in Continuing Education at this University to a maximum value of 12 points.

Research proposal

18. A student must prepare and defend a research proposal to the satisfaction of the Faculty—

(a) within six months of first enrolling in EDUC9985 Doctoral Thesis in the case of a full-time student;

or

(b) within nine months of first enrolling in EDUC9986 Doctoral Thesis in the case of a part-time student.

Annual progress report

19.(1) A student enrolled in the Doctoral Thesis unit must provide an annual progress report to the Faculty by 15 October each year.

(2) The annual progress report is forwarded by the Dean to the Faculty Research Committee with a recommendation on whether the student should be permitted to re-enrol.

Requirement for students enrolled in a transnational program

20. Students enrolled in a transnational program may be required to attend sessions with their supervisors in Perth.

Submission and examination of thesis

21. The thesis must make a substantial and original contribution to scholarship and professional practice in education.

[Approved addition to University Policy]

(1) The thesis must be presented only in the form of a typescript and must not exceed 70,000 words excluding tables, bibliography and appendices.

[Approved exception to University Policy]

(2) The thesis must include a summary of approximately 300 words, and one additional copy (unbound) of the summary must be submitted with the four copies of the thesis.

(3) Prior to the submission of the thesis—

(a) the Dean and supervisor(s) recommend to the Faculty Committee—

(i) the names of three examiners, each of whom are external to the University and one of whom must be external to Western Australia; and

(ii) the name of a fourth examiner who is designated as a reserve;

and

(b) the Dean informally invites the three nominated examiners to submit their responses to the Faculty Research Committee.

[Approved addition to University Policy]

Approved leave (suspension of candidature)

22.(1) The Faculty may, on written application, grant a student a period of leave, called a suspension of candidature, for a specified period, or periods, which will not exceed one year throughout the duration of candidature.

(2) The Faculty may, in recognition of exceptional circumstances, approve an extension of the one-year maximum period of suspension.

[Approved addition to University Policy]

Time limit

23. The time limit is four years from the date of first enrolment for a full-time student or the equivalent if candidature is part-time or a combination of full- and part-time.

Higher Degree by Research Preliminary (Education) (30490)

Note: This course is not available in 2017.

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The Student Rules, policies and procedures in the Student Procedures, Rules and Policies section apply to students in this course.

(2) The University Policy on: Higher Degree by Research Preliminary Course applies.

Higher doctorates

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

The University Policy on: Higher Doctorates applies.