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Postgraduate | UND-EDUC6260 | 2023

Pastoral Care and the School

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

Start dates

  • 20 Feb 2023

FEE-HELP available

About this subject

  • At the completion of this course you should be able to:

    1. Reflect critically on the historical, philosophical and scriptural contexts of pastoral care within educating for the whole child.

    2. Review and evaluate the educational and psychological approaches to student social and emotional learning and well-being as part of a school’s pastoral care program.

    3. Review and evaluate the application of a positive development approach to pastoral care issues.

    4. Reflect critically and apply research findings to an issue experienced in current professional practice as schools carry out the pastoral care of students and teachers.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • UND-ELM-GCE-2023 - Graduate Certificate in Education (Leadership and Management)
  • UND-ELM-MAS-2023 - Master of Education (Leadership & Management)
  • UND-CEL-GDI-2023 - Graduate Diploma of Sport Coaching and Educational Leadership
  • UND-SEP-GCE-2023 - Graduate Certificate in Sport and Educational Performance

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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Related degrees

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