Course rules

 

Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Languages Education

Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Languages Education

Master of Indigenous Languages Education


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2000 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Resolutions of the Board of Studies in Indigenous Studies, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism.

Course resolutions

1 Course codes

Code Course title
XG007 Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Languages Education
XF010 Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Languages Education 
XC033 Master of Indigenous Languages Education

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for these courses is full time, with mixed mode including block attendance.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Languages Education
(b)
the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Languages Education
(c)
the Master of Indigenous Languages Education
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications who, in the opinion of the faculty, have qualifications and evidence of experience and achievement sufficient to successfully undertake the award.
(2)
Admission to candidature for these courses is open to Indigenous Australian applicants only.
(3)
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Languages Education requires:
(a)
completion of the Diploma in Education (Aboriginal) of the Universit of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
evidence of completion of two years of a teaching qualification, or the equivalent.
(4)
Admission to candidature for the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Languages Education requires completion of the embedded Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Languages Education of the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification.
(5)
Admission to candidature for the Master of Indigenous Languages Education requires:
(a)
a Bachelor of Education from the University of Sydney or an equivalent qualification; or
(b)
a bachelor's degree and the Diploma in Education from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or
(c)
completion of the embedded Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Languages Education of the University of Sydney, with an average mark of 70 or higher, or an equivalent qualification.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for the courses are set out in the Graduate Certificate / Graduate Diploma / Master of Indigenous Languages Education Table of units of study.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate of Indigenous Languages Education a candidate must complete 24 credit points of core units of study, as listed in the Table.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Languages Education a candidate must complete 36 credit points of units of study, including 24 credit points of core units and 12 credit points of units chosen from the list of elective units in the Table.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Indigenous Languages Education a candidate must complete 48 credit points of units of study, including 24 credit points of core units and 24 credit points of units chosen from the list of elective units in the Table.

7 Course transfer

A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Director, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2011 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2011 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2011 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2016. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.