About the course
Entry to this course is via the Graduate Certificate in Educational Research, which provides an introduction to educational research, an overview of common educational research methods, followed by a more in-depth focus on qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, and the development of a research proposal and a literature review. These subjects prepare students for the 32 point dissertation undertaken for the Bachelor of Educational Research (Honours).
The Bachelor of Educational Research (Honours) seeks to foster:
* the disposition to seek reason, explanation and justification
* the ability to see issues in a wider social context
* lifelong learning through the pursuit scholarly endeavours
* the role of education in addressing issues of equity and social justice
* the propensity to see possibilities and alternatives beyond the narrow exigencies of the present
* the skills of investigation, analysis, reflection, interrogation of data, and the reporting on the outcome of these processes.
There are currently no residential school components in this course.
Students who have completed the Graduate Certificate in Educational Research with a distinction or higher grade in at least two subjects will be able to transfer into the Bachelor of Educational Research (Honours) with credit for EER408 EER501 and EER502. They will also be able to obtain credit for EEB415 Dissertation Proposal and Literature Review, provided they enrol in the Bachelor of Educational Research (Honours) no longer than six months after completing EEB415.
Credit for applicants who have undertaken equivalent subjects elsewhere will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
This course does not include professional experience placements.