EDUC5660 Education Studies

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
This unit provides the opportunity for investigation in a field not otherwise available during the semester. All unit proposals require the approval of the unit coordinator.
Students are able to (1) analyse educational practices in institutions in the United Kingdom and (2) obtain a high level of understanding of an area of educational research.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) preliminary outline of Assessment 2 and (2) a 5000-word assignment on a topic agreed by the lecturer supervising the work and the student. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Professor Simon Clarke
Unit rules
enrolment in a master's degree in education
Incidental fees
Incidental student fees and charges are costs incurred by students as part of their studies at UWA that are in addition to their tuition fees (further information is available here or contact your Faculty Office).
Participation in this unit will incur the following incidental fee(s):
(1) Flight (estimated cost - 1600)
(2) Food, accommodation & travel in UK (estimated cost - 4675)
(3) Entrance/tour fees (estimated cost - 75)
(4) Pre-depature needs (estimated cost - 150).
Contact hours
reading and conference sessions: 25 hours
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
A student may only enrol in this unit once.

Texts and recommended reading to be advised by the supervising lecturer.

  • The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
  • All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
  • Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.