The ACU Postgraduate Strategy reflects a consolidation of effort and offerings around industry and 'real world' capability, ACU's Mission and related global opportunities for growth. Excellent in learning, teaching and services is central to the Strategy to create a stronger postgraduate reputation and culture.
The following Postgraduate Learning and Teaching Case studies capture some of the different ways the University is implementing the strategy.
Building global connectedness with international partnerships
internationalisation ♦ cross-cultural ♦ global connections
This case study explores how Dr Al Marshall and the Peter Faber Business School is working to embed their relationships with several overseas universities. Teams of students from ACU are paired with teams of students in overseas universities on a common assessment task in specific units.
Global connectedness through relationships with international partner universities
Internationalisation of the curriculum
Building real-world work capability of students, including cross-cultural collaboration skills
Strengthen the case for international course accreditations
Breaking new ground is hard work, it takes tenacity and leadership. This case study explores the success and challenges involved in the development of the multi-disciplinary course, Graduate Certificate in Safeguarding Children and Young People. It also explores first-steps in disaggregating courses into professional learning modules.
Multi-disciplinary course collaboration
Pathways from professional learning modules (micro-credentials) to award courses
Co-designing and co-delivering learning with an external expert
Co-creation ♦ religious education
This case study explores the collaboration of Ms Janine Luttick and Dr Emmanuel Nathan from ACU with an external expert, Professor Reimund Bieringer of Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven, Belgium, to co-design and co-deliver a masterclass on contemporising religious education using scripture and enhancing the catholic identity of schools in Australia.
Leverage external stakeholder consultations in the course design
Co-design and co-facilitate the course with an external expert