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CL85 - Master of Educational Neuroscience

Overview

Course Overview

The Master of Educational Neuroscience is relevant to anyone involved in education within their profession. In this course, you will develop and apply specialised knowledge and skills in Educational Neuroscience to further enhance your professional practice. When creating learning experiences as an educator, you are a brain changer. To this end, you will learn about neuroplasticity and how information flows in the brain to activate or weaken neural networks that enable learning and form memories. You will develop an informed and contemporary understanding of the brain to maximise learning and wellness in brain-friendly ways. As you study this course, you can immediately apply what you have learned to your workplace to the benefit of both learners and colleagues. Ultimately, you will be able to draw upon contemporary and emerging theory and practice from Educational Neuroscience to enhance professional practice in your profession.

Career Information

Graduates of the Master of Educational Neuroscience have highly specialised knowledge and skills in educational neuroscience that they can apply in their professional practice. Graduates have an understanding of contemporary research and practice that they may use to maximise learning and wellness for the learners with whom they work, as well as for themselves and colleagues. In some instances, graduates wish to use the Master of Educational Neuroscience as evidence for continuing professional development requirements and/or advancement in their field. Graduates may also seek employment in a related work area where their educational expertise may be used more fully to meet career aspirations.

Course Details
Duration 1 years full-time or 3 years part-time
Credit Points that Must be Earned 48
Number of Units Required CQUniversity uses the concept of credits to express the amount of study required for a particular course and individual units. The number of units varies between courses. Units in postgraduate courses normally consist of 6 points of credit or multiples thereof (e.g. 12, 18, 24).
Expected Hours of Study One point of credit is equivalent to an expectation of approximately two hours of student work per week in a term.
Course Type Postgraduate Award
Qualification (post nominal) MEdNeuroSc
AQF Level Level 9: Masters Degree (Coursework)

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable
Where and when can I start?

Domestic Availability

Open Annual Term - 2020

Online

Overseas Availabilities

Open Annual Term - 2020

Sorry, no overseas availabilities found.
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What do I need to start?
Entry Scores
Entry scores are not available, please contact the Student Advice Team for more information
Entry Requirements

Entry requires a 3-year bachelor's degree from an Australian University or College or equivalent, and professional experience in the facilitation of the learning of others for at least 3-years; or a 4-year bachelor's degree from an Australian university or college or equivalent.

Security Requirements

Not applicable.

Health Requirements

Not applicable.

Assumed Knowledge

The course is 1200 hours. This is a hyperflexible course that is available 24/7 and 365 days a year to support the self-paced study by students.

Fees and Charges
Course Features
Interim Awards CM11 - Graduate Certificate in Educational Neuroscience
Exit Awards CM11 - Graduate Certificate in Educational Neuroscience

Predicted Enrolments

Core Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Synthesise evidence-based research from Educational Neuroscience to enhance professional practice
  • 2. Analyse critically and communicate specialised knowledge and skills in Educational Neuroscience to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • 3. Apply specialised knowledge and skills from Educational Neuroscience in professional practice exhibiting expert judgment, responsibility and autonomy.
  Course Learning Outcomes
Australian Qualifications Framework Descriptors 1 2 3
1. KNOWLEDGE Have a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in a discipline and/or area of professional practice
2. KNOWLEDGE Have an understanding of research principles and methods applicable to a field of work and/or learning
3. SKILLS Have cognitive skills to demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and to reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship
4. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice
5. SKILLS Have cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level
6. SKILLS Have communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
7. SKILLS Have technical and communication skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to professional practice or scholarship
8. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning
9. APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to use high level personal autonomy and accountability
10 APPLICATION OF KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Be able to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship.
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