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Postgraduate | CUR-MTC620 | 2023

Schooling and Australian Society

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023
  • 27 Nov 2023

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Upfront cost


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About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. interpret and critically analyse current cultural and social patterns in Australia and relevant to schooling in Australia
    2. engage with education stakeholders, professional organizations and communities to formulate informed perspectives on current educational issues and to develop a critical perspective of difference and diversity and their significance to education
    3. evaluate strategies that foster respect and support inclusive student participation and learning for children from diverse social, cultural and linguistic backgrounds
    4. examine and critically engage with current international and national education policy trends

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-PRI-MAS-2023 - Master of Teaching (Primary Education)
  • CUR-SEC-MAS-2023 - Master of Teaching (Secondary Education)

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Student feedback

9 student respondents between: 20 Feb - 08 Mar 2023.

100%of students felt the study load was manageable

100%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees

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Master of Teaching (Primary Education)