Education

Master of Education (Reading and Literacy)

Cricos Code: 095585F
Qualification Code: MED_RLIT

What is a Master of Education (Reading & Literacy)?

This course is designed as a specialisation for four-year trained teachers, professional educators, education administrators and policy makers and other professionals involved in addressing reading and literacy, critical literacy and multiliteracies. It will prepare you to be a highly effective literacy educator who is able to respond to unprecedented social and technological change in ways that make literacy teaching and learning relevant to students’ lives. From the combined perspectives of literacy research, policy and practice, you will gain the skills and expertise needed to be recognised and respected by colleagues, families and community members as an exemplary literacy educator or coach.

This course is delivered by Torrens University Australia Ltd, ABN 99 154 937 005, RTO 41343, CRICOS 03389E.

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Key Information

Where can I study

Where can I study

Online.

Start Dates

Next intake is on 16 Sep 19

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Workload

10 hours per subject, per week.

Course Duration

Full-time: 1 year

Part-time: Options available

Why Study At Torrens

It’s study that suits you, with flexible online delivery taught by leading industry experienced lecturers, to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.

PERSONALISED APPROACH

Small class sizes designed for collaboration to fast-track your development in a supportive environment where you will know your peers and lecturers personally. Your success coach will focus on improving your employability, and their inside information will give you the edge you need to get ahead of the competition.
FLEXIBILITY TO SUIT YOUR SCHEDULE
You control your workload, choose to study full-time, part-time, or accelerate your study to graduate sooner. You will always be supported, whether you are studying on-campus or online.
SET FOR SUCCESS
We focus on giving you the skills and the knowledge to ensure your long-term success in your career or entrepreneurial venture. Our academics are highly qualified and include practising industry leaders, while our Success Coaches are available for industry coaching and strength capability. We will support you in every step of your study with us.

"The online experience has exceeded my expectations. "

- Catherine Conradie, Graduate of Master of Education (Reading and Literacy)
"I did not feel isolated. Instead, I became part of a student community that felt real, with the added benefit of flexibility."
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Course Overview

This course will provide you with a unique opportunity to undertake and publish reflective research where you pursue ways to improve your practice and to share your findings with the professional community. When following this online teaching course, you will also be given an option to attend three ‘touch-point’ weekends per year (one per trimester) in either Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne. N.B. This is not an accredited Australian Initial Teacher Education course and therefore does not qualify the student to teach in Australia.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Research the changing literacy learning environment and its impact
  • Understand how to teach literacy to various groups of students
  • Understand the symbiotic relationship of literacy education and effective assessment
  • Develop skills in addressing and improving public policy on reading and literacy

How you'll study

How much

Find out more about course fees and financial support – and for personalised advice, just ask.

Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.

HOW CAN I PAY?

PAYMENT OPTIONS

1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)

FEE HELP

Eligible students may choose to defer some, or all, of their tuition fees through FEE-HELP, a loan scheme repaid through the tax system based on income.
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SCHOLARSHIPS

Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
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Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?
PAYMENT OPTIONS
1. Upfront payment via Credit Card, BPAY, cheque or overseas bank account transfer
2. Full or partial payment via FEE-HELP Government Assistance (domestic students only)
SCHOLARSHIPS
Talented student? Apply for a scholarship, with options for school leavers, post graduates and more.
VIEW SCHOLARSHIPS
Check the Domestic Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences.
HOW CAN I PAY?
Check the International Course Fee Schedule for the cost of your course. Fees for each trimester must be paid before the trimester commences. Onshore international students requiring a student visa should choose campus-based / blended option however the fully online option is available for offshore international students.
HOW CAN I PAY?

Can I Apply

Before you get started with your course application, check you meet all the requirements listed below.

A bachelor degree (AQF7) or above in any discipline from an Australian institution or recognised equivalent.
Additional Entry Requirements Applicants must have 4 years of formal teacher training from an Australian institution or a recognised equivalent qualification, or for those without formal teacher training, a Graduate Certificate of Education from another institution if deemed equivalent.
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 7.0
A bachelor degree (AQF7) or above in any discipline from an Australian institution or recognised equivalent.
Additional Entry Requirements Applicants must have 4 years of formal teacher training from an Australian institution or a recognised equivalent qualification, or for those without formal teacher training, a Graduate Certificate of Education from another institution if deemed equivalent.
Approved English tests include:
  • IELTS 7.0

Ready To Apply

Applying to Torrens is easy. Pick your start date, decide how you’d like to study, then apply online or give us a call and we’ll do it for you.

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

We prepare international students with the skills and knowledge to be employment-ready, communicate and collaborate with diverse cultures and graduate with a perspective to gain global learning experiences.

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