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Master of International Education (School Leadership)

Graduation requirements

To graduate from the Master of International Education (School Leadership), students must satisfactorily complete 10 courses (80 points).

Study Mode

Online Education, Distance Learning & External study modes available

What is this course about?

CSU's Master of International Education (School Leadership) is a flexible degree blending theory and practice and challenges educational leaders to bring a global perspective to address issues confronting them in their professional settings.

Charles Sturt University is a confident, forward looking and thriving university, which contributes significantly to Australia's participation in the international community. The Faculty of Education delivers distinctive, internationally recognised post graduate qualifications that meet the professional needs of contemporary educational leaders worldwide.

The Master of International Education (School Leadership) has been designed for practicing educators wishing to enhance their leadership capacity within their professional setting. As a graduate of this course you will be able to bring a global perspective to teaching, learning and leading your educational organisation. You will be more capable to strengthen learning outcomes in your current professional setting and more confident to explore other contexts within which to practice. The course brings an international focus to local circumstances within educational organisations by:

  • exploring school leadership issues through critical and in-depth reflection of theory, international experience and practice

    Career opportunities

    Where it will take you

    As a graduate of CSU's Master of International Education (School Leadership) you will have the opportunity to:

    • achieve your promotion

    • increase your professional mobility

    • apply global perspectives in your professional setting

    • gain an internationally recognised degree

    • change your career direction.

    The course will prepare an international community of leaders engaged locally, thinking globally and having the capacity to:

    • improve student outcomes in your school other professional setting

    • apply the best standards of practice

    • contribute to local and international communities

    • exercise ethical judgement and informed discernment

    • engage self-directed professional growth.

    Course structure

    Course Structure*

    The course consists of 80 subject points. All subjects listed are 8 credit points unless otherwise stated.

    A maximum of 40 subject points can be granted as credit for prior learning. Credit granted is normally at Level 5 but can comprise up to a maximum of 16 subject points at Level 4.

    *It is recommended that students read the notes below before making subject selection choices.

    Core subjects
    Students select from the following list to accumulate a maximum of 32 subject points:
    EER500 Introduction to Educational Research
    EER501 Qualitative Research Methods
    or
    EER502 Quantitative Research Methods
    ESA510 School Leadership 1
    ESA512 International Educational Leadership

    Restricted Electives
    Students select from the following list to accumulate a maximum of 48 subject points:
    EEB501 Preparing a Literature Review
    EEL500 Mentoring, Leadership and Change
    EEL510 Leading Professional Learning Organisations
    EEP511 International Perspectives in Education
    EER501 Qualitative Research Methods
    EER502 Quantitative Research Methods
    EPT502 Issues in Professional Learning
    ERP502 Master of Education Project (16 points)
    ERP503 Research Thesis (32 subject points)
    ESA503 Leading Educational Change
    ESA504 Educational Policy Analysis
    ESA509 Advanced School Leadership
    ESA511 School Leadership 2 (credited subject only – for Ontario Canadian PQP 1 and 2 [Masters Dimension])
    ESA513 Leading Learning
    ESA514 Catholic Educational Leadership

    * The following credit and enrolment conditions apply:

    • All students (except Ontario Canadian students) must complete EEP511 International Perspectives in Education in order to graduate with the Master of International Education (School Leadership).
    • All Ontario Canadian students must complete the Principal’s Qualification Program in order to graduate with the Master of International Education (School Leadership).
    • Under agreements between Charles Sturt University, the Ontario Principal’s Council (OPC) and the Catholic Principal’s Council of Ontario (CPCO):
      • Ontario Canadian students completing the Principal’s Qualification Program 1 and 2 (Masters Dimension) will receive credit for ESA510 School Leadership 1 and ESA511 School Leadership 2. (No other students can enrol in or receive credit for ESA511 School Leadership 2).
         
      • Ontario Canadian students completing the Principal’s Qualification Program 1 and 2 (Standard Dimension) will receive credit for ESA510 School Leadership 1 and must complete ESA504 Educational Policy Analysis and ESA509 Advanced School Leadership.
    • Ontario Canadian students completing the Leading Educators Across the Planet program (LEAP) will receive credit for EEP511 International Perspectives in Education.
    • Ontario Canadian students completing the Experienced Principal’s Development Course (EPDC) will receive credit for ESA509 Advanced School Leadership.
    • Additional credit packages for elective subjects at Level 4 and Level 5 are indicated in the credit section.

    Key Subject/s

    ESA512 International Educational Leadership is a key subject in the Master of International Education (School Leadership) from 201230.

    Enrolment pattern

    It is not possible to specify an enrolment pattern for this course. All subjects can be studied in the session chosen by the student, this choice is dependent on subjects being available in a particular session and enrolment restrictions.

    At a glance

    Study Mode

    Distance education

    Where

    Ontario

    When

    Session 1; Session 2; Session 3

    Level

    Postgraduate

    Duration

    3-5 years part-time by distance education

    International?

    YES

    Indicative ATAR

    N/A

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